Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) rose to 83.0% in Thailand in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Thailand | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 83.0 % in 2016 in Thailand, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.06 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Thailand reached an all time high of 84.0 % in 2009 and an all time low of 58.0 % in 1994. When compared to Thailand's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Cambodia amounted to 94.0 %, 86.0 % in Laos, 80.0 % in Malaysia and 88.0 % in Myanmar in 2016.

Thailand has been ranked 78th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 25 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
Cambodia % 89.0% 94.0% 94.0% 93.0% 93.0%
China % 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 94.0%
India % 89.0% 89.0% 88.0% 88.0% 74.0%
Laos % 91.0% 90.0% 90.0% 87.0% 86.0%
Malaysia % 76.0% 76.0% 78.0% 76.0% 78.0%
Myanmar % 88.0% 88.0% 89.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Singapore % 81.0% 83.0% 75.0% 77.0% 78.0%
Thailand % 83.0% 82.0% 81.0% 81.0% 80.0%
Vietnam % 92.0% 93.0% 91.0% 89.0% 91.0%