Onchocerciasis situational analyses, core implementation data and trend data are provided through direct access to the interactive reports.
Latest update – 11 October 2017.
Annual reports submitted by countries to WHO.
African programme for onchocerciasis control (APOC)
Onchocerciasis elimination Program for the Americas (OEPA)
PC - Preventive Chemotherapy
MDA - Mass Drug Administration
ONCHO - Onchocerciasis
Estimated number of individuals in the country requiring preventive chemotherapy for onchocerciasis - estimated number of individuals living in endemic areas where preventive chemotherapy for onchocerciasis is required.
Proportion of individuals in the country requiring preventive chemotherapy for onchocerciasis out of global (%) – proportion of individuals in the country requiring preventive chemotherapy for onchocerciasis out of total number of individuals requiring preventive chemotherapy for onchocerciasis globally.
Number of communities treated for onchocerciasis – number of communities treated with ivermectin for onchocerciasis in the country.
Number of individuals treated for onchocerciasis – number of individuals treated with ivermectin for onchocerciasis in the country.
Programme coverage (%) – proportion (%) of individuals treated with ivermectin for onchocerciasis out of targeted population in the country.
National coverage - proportion (%) of the population requiring PC for onchocerciasis in the country that have been treated.
Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, the preventive chemotherapy database reports information as provided by countries through World Health Organization reporting processes. All reasonable precautions have been taken to verify the information contained in this publication. In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable for damages arising from its use.
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