This country profile provides an overview of Uganda’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 64/100
Overall rank: 8th
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Uganda.
These recommendations were given to heads of state at the African Union summit in January 2017 as part of the ALMA Scorecard for Accountability and Action.
- Increase budget allocation for neglected tropical diseases at the national level.
- Provide timely data to the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) to enable monitoring and planning.
Treatment coverage remained the same at 72% in 2015 and 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 86% in 2015 to 97% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 46% in 2015 to 37% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 31% in 2015 to 58% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 16% in 2015 to 73% in 2016.