This country profile provides an overview of Uganda’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 201y 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 Uganda
- Uganda should further improve coverage rates for bilharzia and intestinal worms, and consistently maintain annual high coverage implementation for all five of the diseases.
- 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 72% in 2016 to 66% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 73% in 2016 to 82% in 2017.
Treatment coverage decreased from 58% in 2016 to 51 in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 37% in 2016 to 64% in 2016.
Treatment coverage decreased from 97% in 2016 to 84% 2017.
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Uganda.