African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC)

African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC) fact sheet

Ivermectin treatment in APOC countries (as at 2014)


Country Estimated Population requiring treatment 2014 as reported by NOTFs Number of persons treated Therapeutic coverage as reported by NOTFs (%)
Angola 2,609,589 145,643 5.6
Benin 3,520,306 2,952,152 83.9
Burkina Faso 231,037 202,009 87.4
Burundi 2,259,717 1,286,570 56.9
Cameroon 8,940,799 7,203,643 80.6
CAR 2,149,163 651,857 30.3
Chad 2,579,785 1,732,615 67.2
Congo 1,458,765 571,752 39.2
Côte d'Ivoire 2,335,027 1,865,273 79.9
DRC 43,504,836 26,049,139 59.9
Equatorial Guinea 90,540 No CDTI -
Ethiopia 12,104,208 8,222,238 67.9
Gabon 71,000 CDTI not started yet -
Ghana 2,545,217 3,372,058 132,5*
Guinea 3,358,110 956,726 28.5
Guinea-Bissau 192,326 124,517 64.7
Kenya Non endemic Not applicable -
Liberia 3,174,470 No CDTI due to Ebola -
Malawi 2,286,853 1,813,432 79.3
Mali 5,232,154 566,480 10.8
Mozambique 16,914 CDTI not started yet -
Niger 0 Not applicable -
Nigeria 51,392,689 44,415,242 86.4
Rwanda Non endemic Not applicable -
Senegal 185,181 118,224 63.8
Sierra Leone 3,242,242 No CDTI due to Ebola -
South Sudan 6,969,270 1,485,042 21.3
Sudan 662,366 Not reported -
Tanzania 3,542,959 3,338,320 94.2
Togo 3,186,658 2,694,268 84.5
Uganda 4,449,401 2,687,991 60.4

Total 112,455,191

Co-implementation (as at 2014)


Health interventions/commodities delivered Countries Population reached (in millions)
LF Cameroon, DRC, Malawi, Uganda 17.8
STH Cameroon, DRC, Malawi, Uganda 5.5
Schisto Cameroon, DRC, Malawi, Uganda 3.9
Vit. A supplementation Cameroon, DRC, Malawi 2.3
Malaria (HMM) Cameroon, Malawi 2.0
Malaria (LLIN) Cameroon, Malawi 1.9
PEC Cameroon 1.1
Trachoma Cameroon, Malawi, Uganda 0.4
EPI DRC, Malawi 0.1

Total 34.9