Global Health Observatory (GHO)

The co-epidemics of TB and HIV

Situation in 2012

The percentage of notified TB patients with a documented HIV test result was 46% in 2012, up from 40% in 2011 and 15 times higher than the 2004 level.

There was an encouraging increase in antiretroviral therapy coverage among HIV-positive TB patients between 2011 and 2012, from 49% worldwide in 2011 to 57% in 2012.