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

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Cameroon | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 84.0 % in 2016 in Cameroon, 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 Cameroon reached an all time high of 84.0 % in 2014 and an all time low of 44.0 % in 1994. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Central African Republic amounted to 78.0 %, 74.0 % in Chad, 48.0 % in Gabon and 86.0 % in Nigeria in 2016.

Cameroon has been ranked 70th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 37 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% ...
Benin % 90.0% 89.0% 90.0% 89.0% 89.0%
Cameroon % 78.0% 79.0% 79.0% 82.0% 84.0%
Central African Republic % 59.0% 59.0% 68.0% 70.0% 70.0%
Chad % ... 54.0% 68.0% 69.0% 74.0% 68.0%
Congo % 77.0% 71.0% 70.0% ... 69.0%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 89.0% 87.0% 88.0% 87.0% 89.0%
Equatorial Guinea % 68.0% ... ... 62.0% 58.0%
Gabon % 60.0% 48.0% 54.0% 55.0% 58.0%
Niger % 81.0% 80.0% 77.0% 79.0% 79.0%
Nigeria % 81.0% 85.0% 86.0% 86.0% 87.0%
Sudan % 75.0% 68.0% 75.0% 82.0% 82.0%