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This is often the eighth WHO annual record on worldwide tuberculosis keep an eye on. It contains info on case notifications and therapy results from the 201 nationwide TB keep watch over programmes (NTPs) that suggested to WHO for 2002, including an research of plans, budgets, charges, and constraints on DOTS enlargement for 22 high-burden international locations (HBCs). 9 consecutive years of information are used to evaluate development in the direction of the 2005 worldwide pursuits for case detection (70%) and therapy luck (85%).

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Third, the regional distribution of adverse re-treatment outcomes resembled the pattern observed for new cases. For example, countries in the African Region reported high death rates (11%; Table 14). Countries in the European Region reported high rates of death (10%) and treatment failure (11%). Re-treatment success was much lower than 85% in all regions except the Western Pacific. For non-DOTS areas, only five of the 12 HBCs that do not have full DOTS coverage provided treatment results for new smear-positive patients in the 2004 cohort.

Annex 2 tabulates case detection and treatment success rates by country over the 11 years for which data are available. KIRIBATI SEYCHELLES CAMBODIA BANGLADESH VANUATU 90 80 OMAN MOROCCO DPR KOREA MYANMAR CHILE MEXICO SINGAPORE GUINEA-BISSAU THAILAND SENEGAL CZECH REPUBLIC GUINEA LIBERIA 70 ARMENIA 50 LATVIA KAZAKHSTAN BELGIUM ESTONIA PUERTO RICO EGYPT 60 70 BRUNEI DARUSSALAM LITHUANIA MADAGASCAR CAMEROON 80 90 100 110 120 DOTS case detection rate (new smear-positive, %) FIGURE 20 DOTS progress in high-burden countries, 2004–2005.

A 42 Viet Nam 70 Viet Nam FIGURE 23 41 69 40 68 39 1994 b 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 1994 2006 38 China 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 China Average age of men (grey circles) and women (green circles) aged 15–54 years (left) and ≥55 years (right) with sputum smear-positive TB, notified under DOTS, 1996–2005. The effects of demographic change have been removed by calculating averages from the case notification rates per capita within each age class.

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