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 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 the United Republic of Tanzania
- Tanzania is making good progress.
- It should continue to maintain high coverage rates, which should see a number of diseases achieve elimination.
- 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 decreased from 86% in 2016 to 84% in 2017.
Treatment coverage slightly increased from 7% in 2016 to 82% in 2017.
Treatment increased decreased from 55% in 2016 to 94% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 98% in 2016 to 100% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 71% in 2016 to 81% in 2017.
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Tanzania.