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

NTD mass treatment coverage index: 50/100
Overall rank: 16th

Treatment coverage

Lymphatic filariasis
73%
Onchocerciasis
66%
Schistosomiasis
25%
STH
47%
Trachoma
53%
5.3 million people received treatment in Guinea in 2016 1.97 million people in need did not receive treatment in Guinea in 2016

Guinea 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.

  • 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

⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 21% in 2015 to 73% in 2016.

People needing treatment
7.16m
People receiving treatment
5.64m

Onchocerciasis

⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 38% in 2015 to 66% in 2016.

People needing treatment
6.78m
People receiving treatment
4.74m

Schistosomiasis

⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 25% in 2016.

School-aged children needing treatment
1.51m
School-aged children receiving treatment
1.15m

Soil-transmitted helminths

⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 64% in 2015 to 47% in 2016.

Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment
2.08m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment
1.12m

Trachoma

⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 32% in 2015 to 53% in 2016.

People needing treatment
5.45m
People receiving treatment
2.88m