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Childhood TB guideline

Ministry of Health

A total of 1776 childhood TB cases were notified in 2015/16. The highest number (626) of childhood TB cases was notified in central region and lowest number is notified in far western region. There is a wide variation in the proportion of childhood TB cases between the regions, being highest (11.1 %) in the midwestern region and lowest (3.4%) in the eastern region.