Epidemiological evaluation of notified cases of tuberculosis in Minas Gerais, Brasil / Avaliação epidemiológica de casos notificados de tuberculose em Minas Gerais, Brasil

Beatriz Joia Tabai, Danilo Pereira Bispo, Alícia Caroline Cardoso Ferreira, Rogério Fernandes Macedo, Ana Alice Pereira Ribeiro, Marcos Junior Oliveira de Souza, Quésia Cristina Soares Farias, Ramana Carvalho Matos
2022 Brazilian Journal of Health Review  
Due to the situation of growing poverty in the state of Minas Gerais and the tuberculosis' severity, a pathology associated with poor living conditions, it is necessary to study the incidence of new cases of this pathology so that public health measures can be taken to revert this scenario. So, the objective of this study is to evaluate the incidence of notified cases of tuberculosis in the state of Minas Gerais between 2015 and 2020. The number of confirmed and notified cases of tuberculosis
more » ... the state of Minas Gerais from 2015 to 2020 was collected in the Information System of Notifiable Diseases of the IT department of the Brazilian Unified Health System (DATASUS), through the Tabnet system. Between 2015 and 2020, 24717 new cases of tuberculosis were reported in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Regarding the year, 4053 occurred in 2015, 4071 in 2016, 4055 in 2017, 4214 in 2018, 4349 in 2019 and 3975 in 2020. For all of the foregoing, the great significance and need for attention focused on the prevention and treatment of Tuberculosis is highlighted.
doi:10.34119/bjhrv5n2-112 fatcat:ajqa6bo6hrfhtmujf5wl5jqhbi