This country profile provides an overview of Niger’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
11.19 million people received treatment in Niger in 2019 2.86 million people did not receive treatment in Niger in 2019
Treatment coverage decreased from 74% in 2018 to 65% in 2019.
People needing treatment6.68m
People receiving treatment4.33m
Treatment coverage increased from 18% in 2018 to 63% in 2019.
People needing treatment5m
People receiving treatment3.15m
Treatment coverage decreased from 76% in 2018 to 73% in 2019.
Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment10.39m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment7.54m
Treatment coverage remained at 100% in 2018 and 2019.
School-aged children needing treatment2.61m
School-aged children receiving treatment2.61m
Niger 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 Niger.