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

NTD mass treatment coverage index: 77/100
Overall rank: 5th

Treatment coverage

Lymphatic filariasis
100%
Onchocerciasis
54%
Schistosomiasis
94%
STH
68%
Trachoma
N/A
3.8 million people received treatment in Togo in 2016 2.5 million people in need did not receive treatment in Togo in 2016

Togo 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.

Lymphatic filariasis

Treatment coverage was 100% in 2016.

People needing treatment
0 reported
People receiving treatment
0 reported

Onchocerciasis

⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 57% in 2015 to 54% in 2016.

People needing treatment
5.4m
People receiving treatment
2.95m

Schistosomiasis

⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 100% in 2015 to 94% in 2016.

School-aged children needing treatment
1.8m
School-aged children receiving treatment
1.7m

Soil-transmitted helminths

⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 65% in 2015 to 68% in 2016.

Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment
2.98m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment
2.01m

Trachoma

Togo does not require mass treatment for trachoma.