Cost effectiveness and strategic planning (WHO-CHOICE)

Table: Threshold values for intervention cost-effectiveness by Region


Cost-effectiveness thresholds (2005 International $); by Region
Threshold value Afro D Afro E Amro A Amro B Amro D Emro B Emro D Euro A Euro B Euro C Searo B Searo D Wpro A Wpro B
GDP per capita * $1,695 $2,154 $39,950 $9,790 $4,608 $10,208 $2,769 $30,439 $7,945 $9,972 $4,959 $1,990 $30,708 $6,948
3 x GDP per capita * $5,086 $6,461 $119,849 $29,371 $13,823 $30,624 $8,306 $91,318 $23,836 $29,915 $14,876 $5,971 $92,123 $20,845
* GDP = Gross domestic product; < GDP per capita (Very cost-effective); 1-3 x GDP per capita (cost-effective); > 3 x GDP per capita (not cost-effective)
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