PREVENTIVE CHEMOTHERAPY (PC) DATA PORTAL

Progress towards achieving the Roadmap targets for control and elimination of the Neglected Tropical Diseases
 
 
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LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS
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Globally more than 856 million individuals required PC in 2016
More than 6.7 billion treatments were provided since the beginning of the programme in 2000
In 2016, the global coverage of 58% was achieved and 3 new countries started mass drug administration
74% of implementation units covered by PC in 2016 achieved effective coverage of at least 65% of population in need

ONCHOCERCIASIS
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Globally more than 198 million individuals required PC in 2016
More than 130 million individuals received PC in 2016
66% of the population requiring PC received it in 2016
85% of implementation units covered by PC in 2016 achieved effective coverage of at least 65% of population in need

SOIL-TRANSMITTED HELMINTHIASES
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Globally more than 836 million children requiring an annual deworming
517 million children in need of PC received it in 2016
38 countries achieved 75% coverage of school-aged children in 2016
In 2016, countries implemented PC for school-aged children with 74% geographical coverage

SCHISTOSOMIASIS
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Globally more than 206 million school-aged children and adults at risk requiring PC annually
More than 86 million individuals received PC in 2016
15 countries achieved 75% coverage of school-aged children in 2016
48% of implementation units required PC in 2016 implemented it targeting school-aged children in need

TRACHOMA
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By 2018, 165 million people lived in areas in which PC was required to prevent future blindness from trachoma
More than 83 million people received PC in 2017
51% of the population requiring PC received it in 2017
Of districts implementing PC in 2017, 74% achieved acceptable coverage of at least 80% of the resident population
 
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