FIGURE 3-1. MDR TB burden and patients in treatment.

FIGURE 3-1MDR TB burden and patients in treatment

NOTES: The bars represent the number of new MDR TB cases in each year. Data for 2007 and 2008 are WHO estimates. The lavender portions indicate the number of patients treated in non-GLC-approved projects; the purple portions indicate the number of patients treated in GLC-approved projects; and the yellow portions represent patients receiving no treatment. GLC = Green Light Committee.

SOURCE: Zintl, 2008 (based on unpublished data from GLC Secretariat, Geneva 2008).

From: 3, MDR TB Transmission, HIV Coinfection, and Transmission Control

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