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Treatment Outcome

The treatment success rate of the new and relapse notified in 2017 was 90% which maintained in the last ten years. Other treatment outcome shows death rate at 4%, while failure rate and lost to follow up remained at 0.2% and 1.2% respectively. The remaining 4.5% or 3,097 cases their treatment outcomes were not available at the end of the reporting period.

Figure 1: Trends of Treatment success rate of new and relapse TB cases notified: 2013 to 2017