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Table 2 Malaria an overview (WHO, 2013)[26]

From: The counterfeit anti-malarial is a crime against humanity: a systematic review of the scientific evidence

Population at risk  
3.4 billion Nearly half of the world population.
Clinical cases (2012)  
207 million Clinical cases.
80% Estimated malaria cases occur in Africa.
Global deaths (2012)  
627 000 Globally
90% Deaths were from Africa
80% Estimated malaria deaths occur in 18 most affected countries
77% Deaths were among children under 5 years of age
40% Malaria deaths occurs in Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo
Endemic countries (2013)  
104 Endemic countries
97 On-going malaria transmission
06 countries Account for 47% of malaria cases, (an estimated 103 million)
  - Nigeria
  - Democratic Republic of the Congo
  - United Republic of Tanzania
  - Uganda
  - Mozambique
  - Cote d’Ivoire
Economic cost  
12 billion US$ Per year in direct losses, lost; 1.3% of GDP growth per year for Africa.
Costs of interventions  
1.39 US$ Long-lasting insecticidal net that lasts for three years: per person per year of protection
0.90 - 1.40 US$ Course of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) for an adult
0.30 - 0.40 US$ Course of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) for an young child
0.50 US$ Rapid diagnostic test