Table 22.2Costs per DALY Averted for LF

Mass drug administrationVector controlDiethylcarbamazine-fortified salt
ScenarioElim1Elim2ControlElim1Elim2ControlElim1Elim2Control
Duration (years)61030510301330
Costs of control operations per capita (US$)0.350.652.222.926.6422.740.090.293.56
Cost per DALY averted (US$)4.408.1029.0047.5084.30302.501.103.6246.48

Source: Authors' calculations.

From: Chapter 22, Tropical Diseases Targeted for Elimination: Chagas Disease, Lymphatic Filariasis, Onchocerciasis, and Leprosy

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Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. 2nd edition.
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