Economic burden of malaria on businesses in Ghana: a case for private sector investment in malaria control

The objective of this study was to estimate the economic burden on malaria on businesses in Ghana, so as to stimulate the sector’s investment in malaria control. The results show that businesses in Ghana lost about US$6.58 million to malaria in 2014, 90 % of which were direct costs.

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Publication date: September 2016
Source: Malaria Journal

Cost-effectiveness of seasonal malaria chemoprevention in upper west region of Ghana

The financial cost per the SMC intervention delivered to a child under-five was US$9.66. The SMC intervention is economically beneficial in reducing morbidity in children under-5 years and presents a viable approach to improving under-five health in Ghana.

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Publication date: July 2016
Source: Malaria Journal