Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) rose to 81.0% in Niger in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Niger | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 81.0 % in 2016 in Niger, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.25 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Niger reached an all time high of 81.0 % in 2010 and an all time low of 57.0 % in 1996. When compared to Niger's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Chad amounted to 74.0 %, 59.0 % in Libya and 77.0 % in Mali in 2016.

Niger has been ranked 98th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 8 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% ...
Burkina Faso % 78.0% 77.0% 80.0% 80.0% 81.0%
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%
Libya % ... 61.0% 59.0% 60.0% 59.0% 57.0%
Mali % 77.0% 69.0% 93.0% 74.0% 73.0%
Mauritania % 70.0% 70.0% 68.0% 71.0% 70.0%
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%
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%