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Table 2 Summary results of annual MDA carried out for onchocerciasis in Sierra Leone 2005–2009a

From: Impact of five annual rounds of mass drug administration with ivermectin on onchocerciasis in Sierra Leone

Districts 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total pop Eligible popb No. treated Epi/Prog Coveragec Total pop Eligible pop No. treated Epi/Prog Coverage Total pop Eligible pop No. treated Epi/Prog Coverage Total pop Eligible pop No. treated Epi/Prog Coverage Total pop Eligible pop No. treated Epi/Prog Coverage
Bo 251 523 201 218 193 861 77.1/96.3 257 444 205 955 181 006 70.3/87.9 308 371 246 697 219 651 71.2/89 333 941 267 153 235 427 70.5/88.1 363 824 291 059 268 222 73.7/92.2
Bombali 246 383 197 106 170 035 69/86.3 252 183 201 746 178 195 70.7/88.3 260 993 208 794 197 105 75.5/94.4 282 856 226 285 209 378 74/92.5 395 820 316 656 303 593 76.7/95.9
Bonthe 49 533 39 626 32 347 65.3/81.6 50 699 40 559 40 367 79.6/99.5 56 038 44 830 43 493 77.6/97 90 108 72 086 59 373 65.9/82.4 95 125 76 100 70 821 74.5/93.1
Kailahun 223 499 178 800 91 874 41.1/51.4 228 761 183 009 167 859 73.4/91.7 233 489 186 791 177 950 76.2/95.3 285 580 228 464 210 281 73.6/92 249 476 199 581 193 931 77.7/97.2
Kambia 99 961 8,4967 84 914 84.9/99.9 102 314 86 967 85 622 83.7/98.5 105 985 84 788 82 802 78.1/97.7 128 253 102 602 95 393 74.4/93 125 875 100 700 84 244 66.9/83.7
Kenema 212 541 170 033 117 021 55.1/68.8 217 545 174 036 171 765 79/98.7 218 823 175 058 164 789 75.3/94.1 287 569 230 055 210 935 73.4/91.7 229 661 183 729 172 236 75/93.7
Koinadugu 138 800 111 040 85 785 61.8/77.3 142 068 113 654 101 258 71.3/89.1 139 827 111 862 105 067 75.1/93.9 191 971 153 577 141 749 73.8/92.3 196 270 157 016 142 405 72.6/90.7
Kono 173 782 139 026 108 005 62.1/77.7 177 873 142 298 131 556 74/92.5 172 851 138 281 135 745 78.5/98.2 176 463 141 170 127 063 72/90 124 506 99 605 93 520 75.1/93.9
Moyamba 188 327 150 661 101 658 54/67.5 192 760 154 208 140 934 73.1/91.4 200 854 160 683 149 242 74.3/92.9 211 392 169 114 162 675 77/96.2 202 934 162 347 156 181 77/96.2
Port Loko 168 432 143 167 139 170 82.6/97.2 172 397 137 918 134 917 78.3/97.8 204 840 163 872 157 423 76.9/96.1 159 189 127 351 106 236 66.7/83.4 219 115 175 292 156 077 71.2/89
Pujehun 150 508 120 406 91 277 60.6/75.8 154 051 123 241 109 061 70.8/88.5 197 682 158 146 145 323 73.5/91.9 214 550 171 640 155 988 72.7/90.9 232 784 186 227 180 047 77.3/96.7
Tonkolili 236 038 188 831 101 379 43/53.7 241 595 193 276 184 953 76.6/95.7 252 833 202 266 192 167 76/95 258 792 207 034 177 206 68.5/85.6 340 078 272 062 256 268 75.4/94.2
TOTAL 2 139 327 1 724 882 1 317 326 61.6/76.4 2 189 690 1 756 868 1 627 493 74.3/92.6 2 352 586 1 882 069 1 770 757 75.3/94.1 2 620 664 2 096 531 1 891 704 72.2/90.2 2 775 468 2 220 374 2 077 545 74.9/93.6
  1. Notes: a Geographic coverage of meso- and hyper-endemic onchocerciasis communities was 100% over the 5 years in all 12 districts. b Eligible population represents the population aged 5 years and over. c Epidemiological coverage represents the percentage proportion (%) of the persons treated among the total population and program coverage represents the percentage proportion (%) of the persons treated among the eligible population