|Meets UN diagnosis and treatment targets4||Drug sensitive TB||Needs improvement|
|Multi-drug resistant TB||Needs improvement|
|Children with TB||Needs improvement|
|Provides universal health coverage and health equity||National public-sector financing5||Approaching target|
Social protection system6
Catastrophic health expenditure7
UHC service coverage score8
|Addresses multi-sectoral drivers of TB||SDG 2.1
Prevalence of under-
ART access for HIV+ patients10
|Tobacco taxation11||On target|
Number of cases per 100,000 population: 319
Percentage of global burden: 1.6
Number of people who fell ill: 158,000
Of those who fell ill, % not diagnosed or notified: 47
TB deaths: 43,000
National TB budget: USD 42 million
(Number of cases, cumulative 2018–2022)3
Diagnosis and treatment: 563,700
Child TB: 64,500
- Reach populations at high risk for TB, especially people living with HIV.
- Target people living with HIV for TB preventive therapy in tandem with active case-finding strategies.
- Ensure patient- and family-centered services are available to all individuals who receive care for TB, guaranteeing that high quality diagnostics and treatment are available to all wherever they seek care.
- Accelerate progress towards universal health coverage (UHC); a strong national TB program that can prioritize TB care and prevention functions within a progressive pathway to UHC is essential in Kenya.
- Boost domestic resource mobilization by increasing the distribution of public resources to health, pooling financing and allocating tax revenues to health; in Kenya these strategies could lead to nearly a two fold increase in domestic TB expenditure over the next 5 years.
- Establish independent, multisectoral accountability mechanisms to ensure that the Ministry of Health and regional TB programs are accountable for progress towards ending the TB epidemic.
- 1 WHO Global TB report (2018).
- 2 WHO Global TB report (2018).
- 3 STOP TB partnership (2018); http://www.stoptb.org/global/advocacy/unhlm_targets.asp.
- 4 Targets adapted from Global TB Caucus Country profiles (2018). Colors denote proportion of target population that will be reached by existing efforts, if current course maintained, as a fraction of projected targets outlined in 2018 High Level Meeting declaration, per country. Green, >90% towards annual target, Amber 60–90% towards annual, Red <60% off annual targets. For further info: https://www.globaltbcaucus.org/en-research.
- 5 World Health Organization. The Abuja Declaration: Ten Years On. (2018). Green >15%, Amber 10-15%, Red <15%, proportion of health spending as proportion of total health spending.
- 6 WHO Global TB report (2018). Green >60%, Amber 20–59%, Red <20% proportion of country population covered by social protection system.
- 7 WHO (2018). Green >13%, Amber 6–13%, Red <6% proportion of population facing catastrophic health expenditures, data cover the period 2002–2015.
- 8 WHO (2018). Green >70, Amber 46–69, Red <45. UData from WHO UHC Service Coverage Index are from 2015.
- 9 WHO (2018). Measured as proportion of population with HIV that have access to ART. Green >80%, Amber 60–79%, Red <60%.
- 10 WHO (2018). Measured as prevalence of under-nutrition in population. Green <5%, Amber 5–20%, Red >20%.
- 11 WHO (2018). Green: taxes added onto a tobacco purchase >25 % of price of the most sold brand of cigarettes in a country. Amber: taxes added onto a tobacco purchase <25 % of price of the most sold brand of cigarettes in a country. Red: no taxes added or unknown.
- 12 WHO (2018). Measured as concentrations of fine particulate matter [PM2.5]. Green <10 μg/m3, Amber 10–30 μg/m3 Red >30 μg/m3.
- 13 Based on visible public statement made in the past year. High: Head of State or Government statement at High-Level Meeting on TB or platform of equal prominence; Moderate: Ministerial statement at High-Level Meeting on TB; Low: No record of public statement at high-level venue.