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Table 5 Projected incremental costs and effects in 2030 with family planning at 70%

From: Triple return on investment: the cost and impact of 13 interventions that could prevent stillbirths and save the lives of mothers and babies in South Africa

  Additional lives saved Incremental costs (US$) Life years gained Incremental cost (US$)/LY gained
  Stillbirth Maternal Neonatal
Interventions for stillbirth prevention       
Syphilis detection and treatment 160 - 0 106 550 9 600 11
Hypertensive disease case management 460 150 - 35 040 31 650 1
Diabetes case management 180 - - 8 194 520 10 800 759
MgSO4 Management of pre-eclampsia 450 70 - 5 492 600 28 890 190
Fetal growth restriction detection and management 690 - - 2 876 410 41 400 69
Labor and delivery management 3 050 400 1 540 19 447 320 286 200 68
Induction of labor for pregnancies lasting 41+ weeks 390 - - 2 436 610 23 400 104
Interventions for maternal and newborn health       
Early detection and treatment of HIV - 610 - 10 930 280 16 470 664
Tetanus toxoid immunization - 2 50 614 240 3 054 201
Antibiotics for PPROM - 20 470 769 780 28 740 27
Antenatal corticosteroids - - 2 030 4 527 270 121 800 37
Active management of the third stage of labor - 80 - 1 547 670 2 160 717
Neonatal resuscitation - - 760 81 670 45 600 2
Total 5 380 1 332 4 850 57 059 960 649 764 88
  1. US$ = United States Dollars; numbers rounded to nearest 10 to indicate uncertainty.