This country profile provides an overview of Chad’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 10/100
Overall rank: 30th
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.
- Given the good coverage achieved in onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis preventive chemotherapy (PC), implement PC for schistosomiasis and work to increase the coverage for soil-transmitted helminths and trachoma. Start impact assessments or assess transmission of onchocerciasis.
- 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 increased from 0% in 2015 to 51% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 56% in 2015 to 68% in 2016.
Treatment coverage remained the same at 0% in 2015 and 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 6% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 60% in 2015 to 38% in 2016.