This country profile provides an overview of Sudan’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 19/100
Overall rank: 26th
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.
- Continue the progress made since 2015 in increasing preventive chemotherapy coverage across the five endemic NTDs. Conduct onchocerciasis elimination mapping.
- 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 7% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 40% in 2015 to 53% in 2016.
⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 58% in 2015 to 24% in 2016.
⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 16% in 2015 to 7% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 31% in 2015 to 36% in 2016