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REGIONAL HEALTH OBSERVATORY


Tuberculosis

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Estimated mortality of Tuberculosis


Situation:  1.4 million (1.2-1.5 millions) deaths were estimated in the World in 2010. In the Region of the Americas the median of the estimated mortality rate of TB cases was 2.6 per 100 000 population, having United State of America with the best situation (0.18) and Haití with the worse situation (29) a range of  0.18 to 29.

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Incidence of TB


24
per 100 000 population is the mean of estimated TB incidence in the Americas in 2010


Estimated incidence of Tuberculosis


Diagnosis and treatment


80%
is the treatment success rate for new pulmonary smear-positive cases in the Americas


Treatment success 



Find below topics of interest related to Tuberculosos, including morbidity, mortality, risk factors and health response in the Region of the Americas.

ImageMorbidity
Incidence and prevalence

ImageMortality
Situation and trend

ImageHealth response
Diagnosis and treatment


Key publications

ImageGlobal tuberculosis control 2011
A comprehensive assessment of the TB epidemic and progress of TB indicators

ImageScientific paper
Scaling up interventions to achieve global TB control: progress and new developments


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:: Regional Program of Tuberculosis

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