TuvaluTuberculosis profile
Population  2014 <1 million
Estimates of TB burden * 2014 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 14 (8.3–21)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) 0 (–) 0 (–)
Prevalence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.024 (<0.01–0.044) 238 (96–442)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.019 (0.015–0.023) 190 (154–228)
Incidence (HIV+TB only)        
         
Case detection, all forms (%) 80 (66–98)    
Estimates of MDR-TB burden * 2014   New   Retreatment
% of TB cases with MDR-TB 4.5 (2.6–6.4) 23 (20–26)
MDR-TB cases among notified pulmonary
TB cases
1 (0–1) 0 (0–0)
TB case notifications 2014 New ** Relapse
Pulmonary, bacteriologically confirmed 8   1
Pulmonary, clinically diagnosed 6    
Extrapulmonary 0    
       
Total new and relapse 15    
Previously treated, excluding relapses 0    
Total cases notified 15    
Among 15 new and relapse cases:
0 (0%) cases aged under 15 years; male:female ratio: 0.9
Reported cases of RR-/MDR-TB 2014 New Retreatment Total **
Cases tested for RR-/MDR-TB 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0
Laboratory-confirmed RR-/MDR-TB cases     0
Patients started on MDR-TB treatment ***     0
TB/HIV 2014 Number (%)
TB patients with known HIV status 15 (100)
HIV-positive TB patients 0 (0)
HIV-positive TB patients on co-trimoxazole preventive therapy (CPT) 0  
HIV-positive TB patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) 0  
HIV-positive people screened for TB    
HIV-positive people provided with IPT    
Treatment success rate and cohort size (%) Cohort
New and relapse cases registered in 2013 (78) 18
Previously treated cases, excluding relapse, registered in 2013   0
HIV-positive TB cases, all types, registered in 2013   0
RR-/MDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2012 (100) 2
XDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2012   0
Laboratories 2014  
Is second-line drug susceptibility testing available? Yes, outside
country
Financing TB control 2015  
National TB programme budget (US$ millions) <1
* Ranges represent uncertainty intervals
** Includes cases with unknown previous TB treatment history
*** Includes patients diagnosed before 2014 and patients who were not laboratory-confirmed as having
RR-/MDR-TB
***
(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
   Notified (new and relapse)   Incidence
   Incidence (HIV+TB only)

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

Treatment success rate (%)
tx success graph
   New   Retreatment
   New and relapse   Retreatment, excluding
relapse
   HIV-positive   RR-/MDR-TB   XDR-TB

 
 Data are as reported to WHO. Estimates of TB and MDR-TB burden are produced by WHO in consultation with countries.
 Generated: 2016-06-30 Data: www.who.int/tb/data