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WHO Global TB Report 2022

Published on October 31, 2022
Current Context: The World Health Organization released the Global TB Report 2022.
WHO Global TB Report 2022
  • The Global TB Report 2022 mentioned the impact of COVID-19 on the diagnosis, treatment, and burden of Tuberculosis (TB) all over the world.
  • According to the report, more than 10.6 million people fell ill due to TB in 2021, marking a 4.5% increase in the disease burden compared to 2020.
  • Out of 10.3 million TB patients globally, India alone accounted for 28% (2.8 million) of the TB cases, followed by Indonesia (9.2%), China (7.4%), and the Philippines (7%).
  • It was observed that cases related to Multiple Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) saw an increase of 3% globally between 2020 and 2021.
  • The report mentioned that the world reported the death of 1.6 million TB patients in 2021, out of which 187,000 were HIV (+ve) patients.
  • According to the report, India saw an 18% decline in TB incidence in 2021 (210 cases per 100,000 population) compared to the baseline year 2015 (256 cases per 100,000 population).
  • The WHO is a United Nations agency that was established in 1948 with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The current Director General of the WHO is Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.


Q.1 According to the Global TB Report 2022, India accounted for ____ of the global TB burden in 2021.
a. 25%
b. 26%
c. 27%
d. 28%
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