Table 2

Population health consequences of implementation and research policy choices

Implications of decision making without further research
Expected net DALYs averted by implementation108 425
Implications of decision making informed by further researchOutcomes studyCost study
Implement testing programme alongside research
Expected net DALYs averted via research12 37666 380
Potential maximum expenditure on studyUS$6 187 927US$33 189 959
Total expected net DALYs averted120 801174 805
Delay implementation until research reports
Expected net DALYs averted via research−19 86966 996
Potential maximum expenditure on study−US$9 934 735US$33 497 945
Total expected net DALYs averted88 555175 421
  • DALYs, disability-adjusted life years.