Saving millions for just a few dollars: cost-effective health measures for poor nations

by David Brown

Who would have thought those annoyances were one of the great health-care investments of our age? At a cost of $5 for every year of life they save or year of disability they prevent, speed bumps are a bargain that no health minister in a poor country is going to want to pass up. It’s in the same league with these exceptionally good deals: once-a-year treatment to rid rural African children of intestinal worms — $3 to save a year of disability — and having extra measles vaccine on hand in c

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