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Table 1 Summary of the number of treatments provided and the population at risk of infection

From: A refined and updated health impact assessment of the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (2000–2020)

  Population at risk of infection when national programmes began (millions) Total number of treatments provided within the analysis (millions)
2000–2014 analysis 2000–2020 analysis 2000–2014 analysis 2000–2020 analysis
AFR 424.91 490.68 876.37 2024.70
AMR 14.10 14.14 46.95 65.98
EMR 22.81 12.59 15.96 24.46
SEAR 901.87 902.13 4494.47 6284.80
WPR 45.22 45.08 192.59 225.97
Total 1408.92 1464.62 5626.33 8625.91
  1. The most recent estimates are taken from the PCT databank [12]
  2. See Turner et al. [11] for details of the 2000–2014 analysis
  3. AMR Region of the Americas, AFR African Region, EMR Eastern Mediterranean Region, WPR Western Pacific Region, SEAR Southeast Asia Region