Table 5
Additional cost effective health interventions for the developing world
($25 to $75 per DALY saved)

Potential intervention

Type of intervention

Pneumococcal immunization


Promotion of use of oral rehydration solutions

Behavior change

Improved weaning practices


Food supplements for pregnant women

Mass chemoprophylaxis

Food supplements for children


Improved antenatal care


Source: World Bank, Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 1993