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Table 2 Burden of neglected tropical disease in Ethiopia and relative contribution and rank within Sub-Saharan Africa, 2012

From: The burden of neglected tropical diseases in Ethiopia, and opportunities for integrated control and elimination

Disease Ethiopia SSA[10] Percentage contribution of Ethiopia to SSA Disease burden rank from SSA
Hookworm infection 11 million[10] 198million 5.6% 3
Ascariasis 26 million[10] 173 million 15.0% 2
Trichuriasis 21 million[10] 162 million 13.0% 4
Schistosomiasis 5.01 million[19] 192 million 2.6% 14
Lymphatic filariasis Ethiopia 30 million at risk[10] 382–394 million at risk 7.6%-7.8% 4
Onchocerciasis 5milion , 12 million at risk[12] 37 million 8.1% Using annual treatment figures provided by APOC in 2010 as proxy indicators, Ethiopia stands 4th following Nigeria, DRC and Cameroon.
Podoconiosis 1 million cases, 19.2 million at risk[21, 22] 4 million 25% 1
Trachoma Ethiopia 10.3 million[10, 23] 30 million 34.3% 1
Human African trypanosomiasis 0 since 1984[24] 50,000-70,000 0  
Leprosy Ethiopia 4,611 annual[25] 30,055 15.3% 2
Leishmaniasis Ethiopia 4,000 new Cases annual[26] 19,000–24,000 16.7%-21.1% 2
Dracunculiasis 8 cases in 2011[27] 1058 0.75% 4
Buruli ulcer 2 cases[28, 29] > 4,000 Unknown Unknown
Fascioliasis Few cases reported Unknown Unknown Unknown
Echinococcosis 1,817annual[30] Unknown Unknown Unknown
Rabies 996-14694 annual[31, 32] Unknown Unknown Unknown
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