Tuberculosis (TB)

Country data by WHO Region


Western Pacific: country data

Brunei Darussalam

Treatment outcomes are for laboratory-confirmed cases, and for nationals only. Non-nationals are deported to their country of origin after two weeks of treatment or conversion to smear-negative status.

Cambodia

The latest estimate of the incidence of TB does not take into account the results from a recent disease prevalence survey.

China

The NTP notes that age and sex data are incomplete. Relapse notifications include both smear-positive cases and smear-negative/-unknown cases.

China, Hong Kong SAR

Patients’ outcomes are assessed at 12 months after diagnosis.

Guam

Of 9 smear-negative, culture-negative cases, and 3 cases with smear and culture not done, all 12 completed treatment.

Malaysia

Age and sex data are for all new cases.

Palau

DOTS coverage was not reported, but assumed to be same as in the previous report.

Singapore

All data refer to TB cases notified among resident population.

Tokelau

DOTS coverage was not reported, but assumed to be same as in the previous report.

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