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Table 5 Cost incurred in Brazilian Reals (R $), 2004-dated [and equivalent US $, 2017-dated] in current strategy and universal strategy for vaccination in Brazil [63]

From: Burden of varicella in Latin America and the Caribbean: findings from a systematic literature review

Cost Society Healthcare System
Current Strategy (Targeted Vaccination) Universal Vaccination Current Strategy Universal Vaccination
Varicella treatment total cost (direct + indirect) R $821,368,711
(US $478,551,061)
R $161,292,301
(US $95,782,241)
R $432,378,310
(US $251,915,095)
R $66,776,005
(US $39,652,189)
Total treatment cost avoided R $660,076,410
(US $384,573,433)
R $365,602,305
(US $213,007,057)
Vaccination program cost R $147,739,823
(US $86,077,147)
R $3,178,396,110
(US $1,887,471,936)
R $147,739,823
(US $86,077,147)
R $3,178,396,110
(US $1,887,360,012)