Cuba
Tuberculosis profile
Population  2012 11 million
Estimates of TB burden * 2012 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) 0.038 (0.038–0.038) 0.33 (0.33–0.34)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 0.06 (0.05–0.08)
Prevalence  (includes HIV+TB) 1.6 (0.67–2.8) 14 (5.9–25)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 1 (0.84–1.3) 9.3 (7.4–11)
Incidence (HIV+TB only) 0.037 (0.03–0.046) 0.33 (0.26–0.41)
Case detection, all forms (%) 70 (57–88)    
TB case notifications 2012        
New cases   (%) Retreatment cases (%)
Smear-positive 374 (54) Relapse 46 (77)
Smear-negative 200 (29) Treatment after failure 2 (3)
Smear-unknown / not done 0 (0) Treatment after default 6 (10)
Extrapulmonary 112 (16) Other 6 (10)
Other 2 (<1)      
Total new 688   Total retreatment 60  
           
Other (history unknown) 0        
Total new and relapse 734   Total cases notified 748  
New cases Smear-positive Smear-negative/ unknown/
not done
Extrapulmonary
M:F ratio 3.7 2.3 2.5
Age < 15 1 14 3
Laboratories 2012
Is second-line drug susceptibility testing available? No
Treatment success rate 2011 (%)        
New smear-positive and/or culture-positive 88   Is rifampicin used
throughout treatment for
new patients?
Yes
New smear-negative/extrapulmonary 88  
Retreatment 68  
TB/HIV 2012 Number (%)
TB patients with known HIV status 618 (83)
HIV-positive TB patients 54 (9)
HIV-positive TB patients on co-trimoxazole preventive therapy (CPT) 44 (81)
HIV-positive TB patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) 51 (94)
HIV-positive people screened for TB 1 506  
HIV-positive people provided with IPT 1 339  
Estimates of MDR-TB burden 2012*   New   Retreatment
% of TB cases with MDR-TB 0.74 (0.09–2.7) 12 (4.4–24)
MDR-TB cases among notified pulmonary
TB cases
4 (1–15) 7 (3–14)
Reported cases of MDR-TB 2012 New Retreatment Total
Cases tested for MDR-TB 269 (61%) 51 (85%) 331
Laboratory-confirmed MDR-TB cases 2 6 8
Patients started on MDR-TB treatment     8
Financing TB control 2013
National TB programme budget (US$ millions) 19
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(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Mortality graph
___ Mortality  (excludes HIV+TB)

(Rate per 100 000 population)
Prevalence graph
___ Prevalence

(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Incidence graph
__ Notifications Incidence
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___ Incidence (HIV+TB only)

Treatment success rate (%)
tx success graph
__ New smear-positive and/or culture-positive
__ New smear-negative/extrapulmonary __
Retreatment

(Number of patients)
CPT ART graph
__ HIV-positive TB patients
__ on CPT __ on ART

 
 Data are as reported to WHO. Estimates of TB and MDR-TB burden are produced by WHO in consultation with countries.
 * Ranges represent uncertainty intervals Generated: 2014-04-24 Data: www.who.int/tb/data