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Table 1 Ratio of treatments for uncomplicated malaria compared to disease burden

From: A new approach to gathering pharmaceutical market data to support policy implementation and access to medicines: as demonstrated by malaria medicines in Zambia

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Reported cases (presumed and confirmed, uncomplicated malaria) 2,976,395 4,229,839 4,607,908 4,695,400 5,465,122
Imports of all treatments (to the nearest 100,000 6,500,000 5,400,000 6,500,000 11,00,000 7,800,000
Ratio all treatments/cases 2.19 1.27 1.40 2.34 1.44
Imports 1st line treatment 6,198,899 5,127,519 6,296,924 10,820,671 7,647,384
Ratio 1st line treatments/cases 2.08 1.21 1.37 2.30 1.40