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Table 4 Financial and economic costs of a comprehensive malaria intervention strategy for use in schools in areas of seasonal transmission: Adapted versions for future scale-up

From: Cost analysis of a school-based comprehensive malaria program in primary schools in Sikasso region, Mali

Adapted Intervention 1: For use in settings with LLINs distribution targeted to pregnant women and children under-five years
  Complete Intervention Component 1: Malaria Education Component 2: LLIN Distributiona Component 3: IPCs Distribution
Financial Cost Economic Cost Financial Cost Economic Cost Financial Cost Economic Cost Financial Cost Economic Cost
Total Costs
 in XOF 22,238,891 28,357,759 4,088,728 6,969,781 10,475,398 12,346,332 7,674,765 9,041,646
 in USD 43,563 55,550 8009 13,653 20,520 24,185 15,034 17,712
Cost per Child
 in XOF 3468 4422 638 1087 1633 1925 1197 1410
 in USD 6.79 8.66 1.25 2.13 3.20 3.77 2.34 2.76
Adapted Intervention 2: For use in settings with regular universal distribution of LLINs targeting all age groups
  Complete Intervention Component 1: Malaria Education Component 2: LLIN Distributionb Component 3: IPCs Distribution
Financial Cost Economic Cost Financial Cost Economic Cost Financial Cost Economic Cost Financial Cost Economic Cost
Total Costs
 in XOF 11,763,493 16,011,427 4,088,728 6,969,781 0 0 7,674,765 9,041,646
 in USD 23,043 31,365 8009 13,653 0 0 15,034 17,712
Cost per Child
 in XOF 1835 2497 638 1087 0 0 1197 1410
 in USD 3.59 4.89 1.25 2.13 0 0 2.34 2.76
  1. aAssumes 1 LLIN distributed to each school child each year, compared to 2 LLINs per child in actual implementation.
  2. bAssumes that all schoolchildren have previously received LLINs through universal distribution campaigns, and no additional LLIN distribution through schools is needed