Global Health Observatory (GHO)

How many TB cases have been successfully treated?

Situation of patients notified in 2012 (excluding patients moved to second-line treatment)

86% of new TB patients were successfully treated.

65% of previously treated TB patients were successfully treated.

68% of all HIV-positive TB patients were successfully treated.


Situation of patients started on MDR-TB or XDR-TB treatment in 2011

48% of MDR-TB patients were successfully treated.

22% of XDR-TB patients were successfully treated.

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