This coverage index provides an overview of Kenya’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2019 data.
*This includes all countries in Africa that are endemic for at least one of the five NTDs
4.65 million people received treatment in Kenya in 2019 3.678 million people did not receive treatment in Kenya in 2019
Treatment coverage increased from 87% in 2018 to 93% in 2019.
People needing treatment4.10m
People receiving treatment3.81m
Treatment coverage increased from 1% in 2018 to 46% in 2019.
People needing treatment3.22m
People receiving treatment1.49m
Treatment coverage increased from 23% in 2018 to 28% in 2019.
Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment5.94m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment1.68m
Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2018 to 20% in 2019.
School-aged children needing treatment1.92m
School-aged children receiving treatment383k
Kenya does not require mass treatment for river blindness.
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Kenya.