This country profile provides an overview of Uganda’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 64/100
Overall rank: 8th
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 remained the same at 72% in 2015 and 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 86% in 2015 to 97% in 2016.
⬇️ Treatment coverage decreased from 46% in 2015 to 37% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 31% in 2015 to 58% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 16% in 2015 to 73% in 2016.