Somi, Masha; Butler, James; Vahid, Farshid; Njau, Joseph; Kachur, S Patrick; Abdulla, Salim
Objective: To determine the economic burden of malaria in a rural Tanzanian setting and identify any differences by socioeconomic status and season. Methods: Interviews of 557 households in south eastern Tanzania between May and December 2004, on consumption and malaria-related costs. Results: Malaria-related expenses were significantly higher in the dry, non-malarious season than in the rainy season. Households sought treatment more frequently and from more expensive service providers in the...[Show more]
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