This country profile provides an overview of Mozambique’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 18/100
Overall rank: 27th
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The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Mozambique.
These recommendations were given to heads of state at the African Union summit in January 2017 as part of the ALMA Scorecard for Accountability and Action.
- Given the good coverage achieved in soil-transmitted helminths (STH), schistosomiasis, trachoma, and lymphatic filariasis preventive chemotherapy, confirm onchocerciasis transmission and undertake onchocerciasis elimination mapping, starting at the Malawi border and before scaling down mass administration for lymphatic filariasis.
- Increase budget allocation for neglected tropical diseases at the national level.
- Provide timely data to the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) to enable monitoring and planning.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 74% in 2016.
Treatment coverage remained the same at 0% in 2015 and 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 93% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 33% in 2015 to 57% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 42% in 2015 to 45% in 2016.