This country profile provides an overview of Zambia’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
Treatment coverage decreased from 93% in 2018 to 0% in 2019.
Treatment coverage increased from 22% in 2018 to 35% in 2019.
Treatment coverage decreased from 51% in 2018 to 17% in 2019.
Treatment coverage decreased from 17% in 2018 to 0% in 2019.
Zambia does not require mass treatment for river blindness.
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Zambia.