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
Treatment coverage decreased from 74% in 2018 to 65% in 2019.
Treatment coverage increased from 18% in 2018 to 63% in 2019.
Treatment coverage decreased from 76% in 2018 to 73% in 2019.
Treatment coverage remained at 100% in 2018 and 2019.
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.