This country profile provides an overview of Ghana’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 70/100
Overall rank: 6th
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 data to the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) to enable monitoring and planning.
⬆ Treatment coverage slightly increased from 72% in 2015 to 74% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage slightly decreased from 86% in 2015 to 84% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 60% in 2015 to 67% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 26% in 2015 to 41% in 2016.
Treatment coverage was 100% in 2016.