Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) rose to 82.0% in South Sudan in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | South Sudan | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 82.0 % in 2016 in South Sudan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in South Sudan reached an all time high of 82.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 52.0 % in 2012. When compared to South Sudan's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Central African Republic amounted to 78.0 %, 90.0 % in Ethiopia, 78.0 % in Sudan and 77.0 % in Uganda in 2016.

South Sudan has been ranked 86th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases.

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
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%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 89.0% 87.0% 88.0% 87.0% 89.0%
Egypt % 89.0% 88.0% 88.0% 86.0% 84.0%
Eritrea % 86.0% 76.0% 87.0% 89.0% 91.0%
Ethiopia % 77.0% 89.0% 91.0% 89.0% 89.0%
Kenya % 86.0% 87.0% 86.0% 86.0% 87.0%
Rwanda % 82.0% 84.0% 84.0% 85.0% 86.0%
Somalia % 74.0% 86.0% 88.0% 86.0% 86.0%
South Sudan % ... ... ... 69.0% 52.0% 72.0% 71.0%
Sudan % 75.0% 68.0% 75.0% 82.0% 82.0%
Uganda % 68.0% 73.0% 77.0% 75.0% 75.0%