Onchocerciasis (river blindness)

Updated September 7, 2022

With this interactive map visualization, explore local patterns in onchocerciasis across 34 African countries and Yemen from 2000 to 2018. Compare how prevalence of onchocerciasis varies by location and year, alongside changes in environmental suitability for transmission. Observe trends at multiple spatial scales, ranging from country-level down to 5- by 5-km detail. Download the data and easily share the findings with others. 

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Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Onchocerciasis (river blindness). Seattle, WA: IHME, University of Washington, 2022. Available from https://vizhub.healthdata.org/lbd/oncho (Accessed [INSERT DATE])

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