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LF

ONC

LOA

SCH

STH

TH

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Lymphatic filariasis

Onchocerciasis

Loiasis

Schistosomiasis

Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

Trachoma

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Nigeria

Nigeria, located on the coast of West Africa, is endemic for all five PC-NTDs (LF, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, STH and...
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Nigeria, located on the coast of West Africa, is endemic for all five PC-NTDs (LF, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, STH and trachoma) and loiasis. The Ministry of Health implements a Master Plan for NTD control through the NTD programme.

195,875,237

Total Population in 2018 (Source: World Population Prospects, 2017 Revision)

774

Number of IUs in the country

774

Number of IUs with endemicity known for at least 1 PC-NTD

25

Number of IUs with endemicity unknown for at least 1 PC-NTD

770

Number of IUs requiring PC for at least 1 PC-NTD

128,936,746

Population (2016) requiring PC for at least 1 PC-NTD

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