DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Population: 25,490,965
Low-income

Tuberculosis (TB) situation in 2017

131,000

estimated people who developed TB. Among them 15,000 were Children (WHO TB Database)

30,447

missing people with TB (9,789 were Children) (WHO TB Database)

5,200

estimated people who developed Drug Resistant TB (DR-TB) - a form of TB more difficult to diagnose, treat and cure (WHO TB Database)

3,449

missing people with DR-TB(WHO TB Database)

170

estimated people who developed TB and were coinfected with HIV(WHO TB Database)

No Data

people were diagnosed with both, HIV infection and TB disease(WHO TB Database)

16,043

people died because of TB (WHO TB Database)

TB is the number No Data

cause of death among communicable, maternal, neonatal & nutritional diseases(IHME Global Burden of Disease, 2016)

TB, 2010-2017

Drug Resistant TB, 2010-2017

Source: WHO

TB-HIV Co-infection, 2010-2017

Source: WHO

NaN values indicate missing data

Progress Related to Global Plan Targets

Reach at least 90% of people with TB
Successfully treat at least 90% of notified people with TB

StopTB Partners in Country

TB REACH Grants (US$ Cummulative) (2010-2018)

Diagnostics and Medicines supplied by GDF (including New Drugs and Regimens, per 6/2019)

Communities, Human Rights and Gender

StopTB Partnership