This country profile provides an overview of Madagascar’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
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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 decreased from 47% in 2015 to 44% in 2016.
Madagascar does not require mass treatment for onchocerciasis.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 44% in 2015 to 48% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 75% in 2015 to 92% in 2016.
Madagascar does not require mass treatment for trachoma.