This country profile provides an overview of Togo’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 Togo
- Togo should work to further improve coverage rates for river blindness and consistently maintain annual high coverage implementation, in all risk groups, for bilharzia and intestinal worms.
- It should clarify the trachoma situation and initiate treatments, or constitute an elimination dossier.
- 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 was 100% in 2016 and 2017. Togo has eliminated elephantiasis as a public health problem.
Togo does not require mass treatment for blinding trachoma.
Treatment coverage increased from 68% in 2016 to 100% in 2017.
Treatment coverage decreased from 94% in 2016 to 100% in 2017.
Treatment coverage decreased from 55% in 2016 to 50% in 2017.