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Number of tuberculosis patients in the Netherlands decreased slightly in 2022 compared to 2021
The number of people with tuberculosis (TB) in the Netherlands decreased slightly in 2022. In 2022, there were 635 TB patients in the Netherlands. This is six per cent fewer than in 2021, when there were 673 patients.
Annual report ‘Tuberculosis in the Netherlands’ for 2021: slight increase in number of TB patients
In 2021, the number of tuberculosis (TB) patients in the Netherlands rose slightly compared to the preceding year: up to 680 TB patients from 622 in 2020. However, the 2021 number was lower than the number for 2019 (754 patients).
Target group-oriented information more effective in the prevention of skin cancer
Avoid sunburn. This is the main advice for the prevention of skin cancer. Targeted information is needed to ensure that people adapt their behaviour accordingly. In places where people are exposed to the sun, for example, or for certain groups of peo
Number of tuberculosis patients in the Netherlands increased slightly in 2021 compared to 2020
The number of people with tuberculosis (TB) in the Netherlands increased slightly in 2021, reaching 680. This figure is 9% higher than it was in 2020 (622 patients).
RIVM to play greater role in tuberculosis control
The Committee for Practical Tuberculosis Control (CPT) will be transferred per 1 January 2022 to the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) after a period of 70 years with KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation.
Largest drop in number of tuberculosis cases in the Netherlands in fifty years
Last year, the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in the Netherlands fell sharply. The 17% drop is the largest in fifty years. In 2020, 623 cases were notified compared to 754 in 2019.
A decrease in the number of tuberculosis patients in the Netherlands
In 2019, the number of people with tuberculosis (TB) in the Netherlands decreased to 759. This is 5 per cent less than in 2018, when 797 were reported.
Slightly more tuberculosis patients in the Netherlands
The key figures of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) show that in 2018 there were 806 TB patients in the Netherlands. This is 3 percent more than in 2017 (784).