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Treatment Outcome

Treatment outcome of PB leprosy

The treatment outcome of PB leprosy cases who started treatment in 2015 shows that, 344(84%) completed treatment while 6 (1%) were transferred out, 1 cases (0%) died while receiving treatment and 8 defaulted from treatment as shown in 10 below:

Treatment  outcomes New cases   Relapse after MDT Relapse after DDS/Others Total  
  number % number % number % number %
Treatment Completed 333 84 2 50 9 75 344 84
Died 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Out of Control 8 2   0   0 8 2
Transferred Out 6 2   0   0 6 1
Evaluated 348 88 2 50 9 75 359 87
Notified 395 24 4 7 12 26 411 24

Treatment outcome of MB leprosy

Treatment outcome of MB leprosy cases notified in 2014 shows that, 1,632 (93%) completed treatment while 11 (1%) patients died during treatment period. However, the data also shows that 96 patients did not complete their treatment due to various reasons: 46 (3.0%) defaulted from treatment and 50 (3%) cases were transferred out during treatment. Table 11 below summarizes treatment results of MB cases notified in 2014.

Treatment  outcomes New cases   Relapse after MDT Relapse after DDS/Others Total  
  number % number % number % number %
Treatment Completed 1535 94 52 88 45 96 1632 93
Died 9 1 1 2 1 2 11 1
Out of Control 41 2 4 7 1 2 46 3
Transferred Out 49 3 1 2 0 0 50 3
Evaluated 1634 100 58 98 47 100 1739 100
Notified 1641 100 59 100 47 100 1747 100