Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) remained unchanged in Burundi in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Burundi | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 92.0 % in 2016 in Burundi, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Burundi reached an all time high of 92.0 % in 2015 and an all time low of 44.0 % in 1994. When compared to Burundi's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Rwanda amounted to 86.0 %, 90.0 % in Tanzania, 77.0 % in Uganda and 89.0 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016.

Burundi has been ranked 9th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 79 places above 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
Angola % 48.0% 27.0% 45.0% 23.0% 34.0% ...
Burundi % 88.0% 89.0% 89.0% 91.0% 91.0%
Central African Republic % 59.0% 59.0% 68.0% 70.0% 70.0%
Congo % 77.0% 71.0% 70.0% ... 69.0%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 89.0% 87.0% 88.0% 87.0% 89.0%
Kenya % 86.0% 87.0% 86.0% 86.0% 87.0%
Mozambique % 85.0% ... 87.0% 88.0% 89.0%
Rwanda % 82.0% 84.0% 84.0% 85.0% 86.0%
South Sudan % ... ... ... 69.0% 52.0% 72.0% 71.0%
Tanzania % 89.0% 88.0% 90.0% 91.0% 90.0%
Uganda % 68.0% 73.0% 77.0% 75.0% 75.0%
Zambia % 89.0% 88.0% 85.0% 85.0% 85.0%