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Indicator 3.3.5: Number of people requiring interventions against neglected tropical diseases

Number of reported cases of neglected tropical diseases

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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Indicator description

Reported cases by year of onset

Geographical coverage

Los Angeles County

Unit of measurement

Number of cases

Definitions

According to the World Health Organization, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) include: Buruli ulcer, Chagas disease, Dengue and Chikungunya, Dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease), Echinococcosis, Foodborne trematodiases, Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), Leishmaniasis, Leprosy (Hansen’s disease), Lymphatic filariasis, Mycetoma, chromoblastomycosis and other deep mycoses, Onchocerciasis (river blindness), Rabies, Scabies and other ectoparasites, Schistosomiasis, Soil-transmitted helminthiases, Snakebite envenoming, Taeniasis/Cysticercosis, Trachoma, Yaws (Endemic treponematoses)

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Number of people requiring interventions against neglected tropical diseases

Indicator number

3.3.5

Target name

By 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases

Target number

3.3

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

1

UN custodian agency

WHO

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Organisation

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Periodicity
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

Los Angeles County

Link to data source 2011-2016 ACDC Annual Morbidity and Communicable Disease Report and Special Studies opens in a new window
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