This country profile provides an overview of Uganda’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
15.45 million people received treatment in Uganda in 2019 9.19 million people did not receive treatment in Uganda in 2019
Treatment coverage decreased from 80% in 2018 to 78% in 2019.
People needing treatment2.04m
People receiving treatment1.59m
Treatment coverage decreased from 52% in 2018 to 0% in 2019.
People needing treatment633k
People receiving treatmentZero
Treatment coverage decreased from 67% in 2018 to 45% in 2019.
Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment17.94m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment8m
Treatment coverage decreased from 62% in 2018 to 61% in 2019.
School-aged children needing treatment5.57m
School-aged children receiving treatment3.42m
Treatment coverage decreased from 96% 2018 to 77% in 2019.
People needing treatment2.37m
People receiving treatment1.82m
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Uganda.