Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) rose to 88.0% in United Arab Emirates in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | United Arab Emirates | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 88.0 % in 2016 in United Arab Emirates, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.53 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in United Arab Emirates reached an all time high of 93.0 % in 1998 and an all time low of 62.0 % in 2001. When compared to United Arab Emirates's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Bahrain amounted to 68.0 %, 51.0 % in Oman, 69.0 % in Qatar and 75.0 % in Saudi Arabia in 2016.

United Arab Emirates has been ranked 40th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 33 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
Bahrain % 96.0% 61.0% 44.0% ... ... ...
Iran % 83.0% 84.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Iraq % 90.0% 90.0% 91.0% 88.0% 92.0%
Jordan % 90.0% 90.0% 90.0% 88.0% 88.0%
Kuwait % 89.0% 87.0% ... 82.0% 97.0%
Oman % 98.0% 98.0% 97.0% 96.0% 96.0%
Qatar % 87.0% 70.0% ... 85.0% ...
Saudi Arabia % 61.0% 61.0% 64.0% 56.0% 62.0%
United Arab Emirates % 72.0% 69.0% 76.0% 75.0% 80.0%
Yemen % 87.0% 89.0% 88.0% 90.0% 86.0%