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Table 1 Costs components.

From: Cost risk benefit analysis to support chemoprophylaxis policy for travellers to malaria endemic countries

Cost of Prophylaxis Cost of adverse event Cost of Malaria
Travel1 Loss of leisure1 Loss leisure1
Assumed an approx. journey cost across 3 zones in London. The cost of the lost days of holiday depending on severity of the reaction. The cost of the lost days of holiday depending on severity of the reaction.
Prescription1 Medical costs1 Medical costs3
Cost of Atovaquone/Proguanil from a pharmacy. A severe level of adverse event requires addition medical consultation. Cost of NHS hospitalization for malaria severity adjusted.
health costs3   Economic & Social costs2
Nurses consult cost.   Includes days of work lost and social cost of death. The social cost of death encapsulates the average discounted value of remaining years of life coming solely from consumption and earnings.
Social costs2
Work time lost to society.
  
  1. 1: Costs are born by the traveller
  2. 2: Costs born by society
  3. 3: Costs are born by the NHS