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Table 5 Pricing of anti-malarial drugs in Sierra Leone, by sector

From: Anti-malarial market and policy surveys in sub-Saharan Africa

Survey area Number of outlets Median price, US$ (range)
Government/Public Sector   
   AS+AQ 3 1.56 (1.56–2.50)
   Quinine injection 8 0.31 (0.16–0.94)
   Quinine tablets 8 0.55 (0.31–0.94)
   SP 4 0.31 (0.28–0.31)
Charity   
   AS+AQ 7 0.62 (0.31–5.31)
   Quinine injection 8 0.31 (0.09–0.47)
   Quinine tablets 9 0.62 (0.31–1.25)
   SP 8 0.31 (0.16–0.47)
   Chloroquine tablets 1 0.16 (0.16–0.16)
Private   
   AS+AQ 28 1.56 (0.16–6.25)
   Quinine injection 8 0.47 (0.16–0.62)
   Quinine tablets 8 0.95 (0.63–1.88)
   SP 29 0.47 (0.31–0.94)
   Chloroquine tablets 24 0.16 (0.09–1.25)
  1. For tablets the price is for a course; for injections is for a single injection. The price per course is neither for adults nor for adolescents or children. Often when an adult treatment is not available; multiple adolescent or child doses are given to supplement and vice-versa.