This country profile provides an overview of Sierra Leone’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 increased from 61% in 2018 to 76% in 2019.
Sierra Leone does not require mass treatment for trachoma.
Treatment coverage decreased from 73% in 2018 to 58% in 2019.
Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2018 to 84% in 2019.
Treatment coverage remained at 76% in 2018 and 2019.
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Sierra Leone.