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Sites providing rapid tuberculosis diagnostics per million people

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Number of sites providing TB diagnostic services using molecular WHO-recommended rapid diagnostics at the end of the reporting year

Sites providing rapid tuberculosis diagnostics per million people
Number of sites providing TB diagnostic services using molecular WHO-recommended rapid diagnostics at the end of the reporting year per million population.
Source
WHO (2023); United Nations - World Population Prospects (2022) – with major processing by Our World in Data
Last updated
November 27, 2023
Date range
2020–2021
Unit
sites per million population

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WHO has published a global tuberculosis (TB) report every year since 1997. The report provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels.

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December 6, 2023
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Global tuberculosis report 2023. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2023.

World Population Prospects 2022 is the 27th edition of the official estimates and projections of the global population that have been published by the United Nations since 1951. The estimates are based on all available sources of data on population size and levels of fertility, mortality and international migration for 237 countries or areas. More details at https://population.un.org/wpp/Publications/.

Retrieved on
September 9, 2022
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United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2022). World Population Prospects 2022, Online Edition.

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“Data Page: Sites providing rapid tuberculosis diagnostics per million people”, part of the following publication: Saloni Dattani, Fiona Spooner, Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser (2023) - “Tuberculosis”. Data adapted from WHO, United Nations. Retrieved from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/sites-providing-rapid-tuberculosis-diagnostics-per-million-people [online resource]
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WHO (2023); United Nations - World Population Prospects (2022) – with major processing by Our World in Data

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WHO (2023); United Nations - World Population Prospects (2022) – with major processing by Our World in Data. “Sites providing rapid tuberculosis diagnostics per million people” [dataset]. WHO, “Global Tuberculosis Report”; United Nations, “World Population Prospects” [original data]. Retrieved June 20, 2024 from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/sites-providing-rapid-tuberculosis-diagnostics-per-million-people