This country profile provides an overview of the United Republic of Tanzania’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
15.07 million people received treatment in Tanzania in 2019 12.01 million people did not receive treatment in Tanzania in 2019
Treatment coverage decreased from 91% in 2018 to 15% in 2019.
People needing treatment7.95m
People receiving treatment1.16m
Treatment coverage increased from 40% in 2018 to 41% in 2019.
People needing treatment2.87m
People receiving treatment1.18m
Treatment decreased from 60% in 2018 to 36% in 2019.
Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment18.79m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment6.77m
Treatment coverage decreased from 100% in 2018 to 65% in 2019.
School-aged children needing treatment6.58m
School-aged children receiving treatment4.26m
Treatment coverage increased from 81% in 2018 to 83% in 2019.
People needing treatment6.48m
People receiving treatment5.34m
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Tanzania.