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Tuberculosis is a major problem in U
In the Upper West Region, Tuberculosis case notification stood at 316 cases in 2012, which increased to 328 cases in 2013 and decreased in 2014 to 307 but shot up to 356 cases in 2015.
Within the period, the region recorded 169 positive cases in 2012, but the figure decreased to 156 and 164, cases in 2013 and 2014, but increased to 239 cases in 2015.
Cure rate stood at 68 per cent in 2012, 71 percent in 2013, 72 per cent in 2014 and 60 per cent in 2015.