Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Response to the global TB epidemic

  • Diagnosis
    Of the 5.2 million incident (new and relapse) pulmonary TB patients notified globally in 2014, 3.0 million (58%) were bacteriologically confirmed, i.e., were smear- or culture-positive or positive according to a WHO-recommended rapid diagnostic such as Xpert® MTB/RIF
  • Treatment success
    86% of new and relapse TB patients registered in 2013 were successfully treated

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GLOBAL TB REPORT 2015

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