This country profile provides an overview of Senegal’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 Senegal.
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 56% in 2015 to 71% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 51% in 2015 to 69% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 100% in 2015 to 35% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 84% in 2015 to 63% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 37% in 2015 to 15% in 2016.