Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) fell to 59.0% in Libya in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Libya | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 59.0 % in 2016 in Libya, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.28 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Libya reached an all time high of 77.0 % in 2006 and an all time low of 57.0 % in 2014. When compared to Libya's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Chad amounted to 74.0 %, 87.0 % in Egypt and 88.0 % in Tunisia in 2016.

Libya has been ranked 155th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 59 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed.

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Algeria % 89.0% 92.0% 90.0% 91.0% 88.0% ...
Cameroon % 78.0% 79.0% 79.0% 82.0% 84.0%
Chad % ... 54.0% 68.0% 69.0% 74.0% 68.0%
Egypt % 89.0% 88.0% 88.0% 86.0% 84.0%
Israel % 84.0% 78.0% 81.0% 84.0% 89.0%
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Libya % ... 61.0% 59.0% 60.0% 59.0% 57.0%
Malta % 65.0% 69.0% 24.0% 76.0% ... ... ...
Morocco % 88.0% 81.0% 89.0% 89.0% 86.0%
Niger % 81.0% 80.0% 77.0% 79.0% 79.0%
Nigeria % 81.0% 85.0% 86.0% 86.0% 87.0%
Saudi Arabia % 61.0% 61.0% 64.0% 56.0% 62.0%
Spain % ... ... 69.0% 72.0% 71.0% 75.0% 58.0% ...
Sudan % 75.0% 68.0% 75.0% 82.0% 82.0%
Tunisia % 85.0% 78.0% 89.0% 91.0% 91.0%