This country profile provides an overview of Cameroon’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 58/100
Overall rank: Joint 11th
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 date to the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) to enable monitoring and planning.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 65% in 2015 to 71% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 70% in 2015 to 75% in 2016.
⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 100% in 2015 to 77% in 2016.
⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 67% in 2015 to 61% in 2016.
Treatment coverage remained the same at 26% in 2015 and 2016.