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Africa: Tuberculosis

Question for Department for International Development

UIN HL595, tabled on 17 June 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made, if any, of the proportion of tuberculosis cases in (1) Malawi, (2) Mozambique, (3) Nigeria, and (4) Rwanda occurring in people living with HIV.

Answered on

1 July 2015

Details of the proportion of tuberculosis cases in (1) Malawi, (2) Mozambique, (3) Nigeria, and (4) Rwanda occurring in people living with HIV are as follows:

HIV-positive TB patients 2013

Country

Number

%

Malawi

9 998

56

Mozambique

28 585

56

Nigeria

19 423

22

Rwanda

1 447

25

Tuberculosis country profiles can be found on the World Health Organization (WHO) website.