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Table 2 Burden of malaria treatment on total national health budget at 85% clinical cases treated

From: Estimated financial and human resources requirements for the treatment of malaria in Malawi

Age group Estimated number of cases Total malaria drug costs in US$ Expressed as % of national health affairs budget
0–4 3,153,136 1,418,911 2.6
0 to 14 1,811,444 815,150 1.5
≥ 15 3,023,330 4,383,285 8.1
Total 7,987,910 6,617,346 12.2