This country profile provides an overview of Djibouti’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.

NTD mass treatment coverage index: 3/100
Overall rank: Joint 33rd

Treatment coverage

Lymphatic filariasis
N/A
Onchocerciasis
N/A
Schistosomiasis
N/A
STH
0%
Trachoma
100%
0 reported people received treatment in Djibouti in 2016 111,000 people in need did not receive treatment in Djibouti in 2016

Djibouti recommendations

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.

  • Work to return the soil-transmitted helminths preventive chemotherapy coverage levels to those of 2015.
  • 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.

Lymphatic filariasis

Djibouti does not require mass treatment for lymphatic filariasis.

Onchocerciasis

Djibouti does not require mass treatment for onchocerciasis.

Schistosomiasis

Djibouti does not require mass treatment for schistosomiasis.

Soil-transmitted helminths

⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 32% in 2015 to 0% in 2016.

Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment
111,000
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment
0 reported

Trachoma

Treatment coverage was 100% in 2016.

People needing treatment
0 reported
People receiving treatment
0 reported