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Africa: Tuberculosis

Question for Department for International Development

UIN HL1541, tabled on 16 July 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the proportion of HIV-related deaths in (1) Kenya, (2) Malawi, (3) Mozambique, (4) Nigeria and (5) Rwanda that are due to tuberculosis.

Answered on

30 July 2015

World Health Organisation (WHO) data shows that, in 2013, the proportion of deaths amongst people with HIV that were due to TB was as follows:

Proportion of deaths amongst people with HIV that were due to TB in 2013

Kenya

16%

Malawi

7%

Mozambique

46%

Nigeria

40%

Rwanda

10%