Focus countries

India

As part of ADP’s scale-up phase from 2018 – 2023, India is one of the new focus countries where ADP will be engaging its work. This page will be updated as ADP projects are implemented.

Country data

Country profile a
Human Development Index ranking 130
Population total (millions) 1,339
Gross national income per capita (USD) 2,467
Working poor at PPP $3.10 a day (% of total employment) 47
Public health expenditure (% of GDP) 3
Life expectancy at birth (years) 66
<5 mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 35
TB epidemiology b
TB incidence (per 100,000) 204
Deaths due to TB (per 100,000) 32
TB treatment coverage (%) 65
MDR-TB incidence (per 100,000) 10
Malaria epidemiology c
Cases of malaria (per 100,000) 10
Deaths due to malaria (per 100,000) 2
NTDs epidemiology d
Population in need of PC / coverage of PC 458,854,680 / 77%
Population at risk of LF / coverage of PC 337,024,378 / 56%
Population at risk of STH / coverage of PC 225,634,363 / 100%

All data from 2017 unless stated. PC: preventive chemotherapy; STH: soil-transmitted helminths; LF: lymphatic filariasis.

  • UNDP, ‘International Human Development Indicators’ (website), UNDP, New York. Accessed 24 September 2018.
  • Global Health Observatory, ‘Tuberculosis country profiles’ (website), WHO, Geneva. Accessed on 24 September 2018.
  • Global Health Observatory data repository for Malaria (website), WHO, Geneva. Accessed on 24 September 2018.
  • Preventive Chemotherapy (PC) Data Portal (website), WHO, Geneva. Accessed on 24 September 2018.

ADP focus countries