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Table 1 Estimated unit costs and effectiveness of malaria interventions in Nigeria

From: Maximizing the impact of malaria funding through allocative efficiency: using the right interventions in the right locations

  Testing and treatment LLIN IRS IPTp SMC LSM MDA BCC
Unit cost Testing: $1.95 Treatment: child course = $0.65; adult course = $1.14 $2.61 $2.38 $1.10 $1.75 $1.65 $5.25 $0.03
Effectiveness reducing biting rate 56% 30%
Effectiveness killing mosquitoes 19% 56%
Effectiveness reducing mosquito density 52%
Effectiveness preventing new infections 95% 50% 90%
Effectiveness increasing utilization 20% LLINs; 30% IPTp.
Effectiveness clearing infections 95% 95% 95% 90%
Renewal time As required 5 years 1 year Per pregnancy 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
Assumed maximal achievable coverage with large resources 95% of infections 95% 95% 95% of pregnant women Among children: 78% NW; 50% NE; 4% NC; 0% southern regions 25% 78% NW; 50% NE; 4% NC regions 95%