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Table 5 Overall classification of progress towards elimination in all 58 evaluation areas

From: Progress towards onchocerciasis elimination in the participating countries of the African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control: epidemiological evaluation results

  Evaluation areas Population
Conclusion of the epidemiological evaluation No. % No. %
1. Satisfactory progress towards elimination     
 1.1 Meets criteria for stopping treatment 13 22.4 7,027,252 13.2
 1.2. Close to elimination 19 32.8 18,355,590 34.5
 1.3 On track but still some years to go 18 31.0 17,397,096 32.7
 Subtotal satisfactory progress 50 86.2 42,779,938 80.5
2. Unsatisfactory progress 8 13.8 10,360,552 19.5
Total 58 100.0 53,140,491 100.0