MaltaTuberculosis 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) 0.26 (0.26–0.26)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) 0 (–) 0 (–)
Prevalence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.064 (0.027–0.12) 15 (6.5–28)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.052 (0.045–0.058) 12 (11–14)
Incidence (HIV+TB only) <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 0.52 (0.37–0.69)
         
Case detection, all forms (%) 87 (77–100)    
Estimates of MDR-TB burden * 2014   New   Retreatment
% of TB cases with MDR-TB 0 (0–25) 0 (0–98)
MDR-TB cases among notified pulmonary
TB cases
0 (0–8) 0 (0–1)
TB case notifications 2014 New ** Relapse
Pulmonary, bacteriologically confirmed 20   0
Pulmonary, clinically diagnosed 13   0
Extrapulmonary 12   0
       
Total new and relapse 45    
Previously treated, excluding relapses 1    
Total cases notified 46    
Among 45 new and relapse cases:
0 (0%) cases aged under 15 years; male:female ratio: 2.8
Reported cases of RR-/MDR-TB 2014 New Retreatment Total **
Cases tested for RR-/MDR-TB 24 (120%) 1 (100%) 30
Laboratory-confirmed RR-/MDR-TB cases     0
Patients started on MDR-TB treatment ***     0
TB/HIV 2014 Number (%)
TB patients with known HIV status 35 (76)
HIV-positive TB patients 6 (17)
HIV-positive TB patients on co-trimoxazole preventive therapy (CPT)    
HIV-positive TB patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART)    
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 (76) 49
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    
XDR-TB cases started on second-line treatment in 2012    
Laboratories 2014  
Is second-line drug susceptibility testing available? Yes, outside
country
Financing TB control 2015  
National TB programme budget (US$ millions)  
* 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: 2016-04-29 Data: www.who.int/tb/data