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Table 1 Mean direct costs (USD) per malaria episode

From: The economic burden of malaria on the household in south-central Vietnam

  Travel* Treatment* Proportion of actual (non-trial) visits**
Health facility (% of trial population attendance)    
Village Health Worker (1.6%) 0.08 0.97 60%
Community Health Centre (100%) 0.11 0.00 38%
Other treatment facility – hospital, private clinic, dispensary (3.2%) 0.96 0.19 2%
Mean total direct costs per episode under non-trial conditions    0.69 USD
  1. *Data from survey of patients attending CHC
  2. ** Data from large passive case detection study [8]