Africa: Tuberculosis

Department for International Development written question – answered on 30th July 2015.

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Photo of Baroness Nye Baroness Nye Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the proportion of HIV-related deaths in (1) Kenya, (2) Malawi, (3) Mozambique, (4) Nigeria and (5) Rwanda that are due to tuberculosis.

Photo of Baroness Verma Baroness Verma The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

World Health Organisation (WHO) data shows that, in 2013, the proportion of deaths amongst people with HIV that were due to TB was as follows:

Proportion of deaths amongst people with HIV that were due to TB in 2013

Kenya

16%

Malawi

7%

Mozambique

46%

Nigeria

40%

Rwanda

10%

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