Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) rose to 87.0% in Bolivia in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Bolivia | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 87.0 % in 2016 in Bolivia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.57 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Bolivia reached an all time high of 87.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 62.0 % in 1995. When compared to Bolivia's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Brazil amounted to 72.0 %, 79.0 % in Chile, 67.0 % in Paraguay and 86.0 % in Peru in 2016.

Bolivia has been ranked 43rd within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 59 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
Argentina % 45.0% 49.0% 56.0% 51.0% 52.0%
Bolivia % 85.0% 82.0% 84.0% 85.0% 83.0%
Brazil % 72.0% 73.0% 72.0% 72.0% 71.0%
Chile % 71.0% 71.0% 44.0% 47.0% 58.0%
Colombia % 74.0% 73.0% 72.0% 71.0% 76.0%
Paraguay % 70.0% 71.0% 70.0% 68.0% 71.0%
Peru % 68.0% 74.0% 67.0% 79.0% 87.0%
Uruguay % 84.0% 84.0% 78.0% 79.0% 75.0%
Venezuela % 82.0% 80.0% 82.0% 81.0% 80.0%