This country profile provides an overview of Lesotho’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
Zero people received treatment in Lesotho in 2019 382k people did not receive treatment in Lesotho in 2019
Lesotho does not require mass treatment for elephantiasis.
Lesotho does not require mass treatment for blinding trachoma.
Treatment coverage decreased from 52% in 2018 to 0% in 2019.
Pre school-aged and school-aged children in need of treatment382k
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatmentNo data
Lesotho does not require mass treatment for bilharzia.
Lesotho 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 Lesotho.