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Is funding the main bottleneck for eradicating Malaria using the current most cost-effective interventions? If so, I'm curious about how much additional funding is needed for this goal. 




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$90 to $120 billion:

“Any costing of a 25-year eradication effort is speculative and involves uncertainties that increase over time. Nonetheless, initial modeling suggests that the costs of eradicating malaria could be $90–$120 billion between 2015 and 2040.”

From Aspiration to Action (2015)

Is that any particular confidence interval? It seems implausible that it would be so tight.

Michael Huang
None mentioned in the report. It refers to the Methods section of an online appendix but the appendix doesn't appear to be on the website.

From a quick skim, this doesn't seem to account for the poleward movement of malaria vectors that is likely to occur under climate change (https://www.un.org/en/chronicle/article/climate-change-and-malaria-complex-relationship), which seems like it would increase eradication costs substantially.

Michael Huang
WHO published a report on malaria eradication (2020) that covers megatrends like climate change. It is similar to other reports in recommending over $6 billion per year to meet targets.

The Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication (2019) : "Malaria eradication is likely to cost over $6 billion per year. The world is already spending around $4.3 billion."

If eradication is achieved by 2040, that would be about $120 billion in total.

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