This country profile provides an overview of Sudan’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2017 data.
*This includes all countries in Africa that are endemic for at least one of the five NTDs
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Priorities for progress in Sudan
- Sudan should identify the reasons for the fluctuating coverage and implementation.
- It should build a consistent preventive chemotherapy programme for all five endemic diseases, with annual high coverage implementation, in all risk groups, as recommended by WHO.
- Support the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) established by WHO AFRO region for the elimination of these five diseases.
Treatment coverage increased from 7% in 2016 to 15% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 36% in 2016 to 60% in 2017.
Treatment coverage decreased from 7% in 2016 to 0% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 24% in 2016 to 34% 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 53% in 2016 to 92% in 2017.