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Health response to Tuberculosis

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Treatment success rate for new pulmonary smear-positive tb cases


Situation:  The mean of treatment success rate for new pulmonary smear-positive tb cases in the region of the Americas in 2009 was 80% with a wide interval of 46% Argentina (worse situation) to 100% Barbados and Dominica.

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Nine countries --Dominican republic, Nicaragua, Mexico, Honduras, Bolivia, El Salvador, Cuba, Barbados and Dominica--  are in the best situation with rates from 85 to 100.

Trend: In the Region of the Americas this indicator slightly increased over time in most of the countries. 

 

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Treatment success rate for new pulmonary smear-positive and extrapulmonary tb cases

Situation:  The mean of treatment success rate for new pulmonary smear-positive and extrapulmonar tb cases in the Region of the Americas in 2009 was 71% with a wide interval of 40% in Aregntina (worse situation) to 100% in Grenada. 

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Treatment success rate for retreatment tb cases

Situation:  The mean of treatment success rate for retreatment tb cases in the Region of the Americas in 2009 was 64% with a wide interval of 24% in Chile (worse situation) to 100% in Antigua and Barbuda.

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:: Regional Program of Tuberculosis
:: Tuberculosis. RHO Theme

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