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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The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Madagascar.
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.