This country profile provides an overview of the United Republic of Tanzania’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 44/100
Overall rank: Joint 18th
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Tanzania.
United Republic of Tanzania 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 data to the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) to enable monitoring and planning.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 73% in 2015 to 82% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 64% in 2015 to 67% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 77% in 2015 to 90% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 84% in 2015 to 47% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage slightly increased from 5% in 2015 to 7% in 2016.