Willingness to pay for rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in southeast Nigeria: ex post and ex ante

@inproceedings{Uzochukwu2010WillingnessTP,
  title={Willingness to pay for rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in southeast Nigeria: ex post and ex ante},
  author={Benjamin Uzochukwu and Obinna Emmanuel Onwujekwe and Nkolika P. Uguru and Maduka Donatus Ughasoro and Ogochukwu P. Ezeoke},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND The introduction of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) has improved the diagnosis and treatment of malaria. However, any successful control of malaria will depend on socio-economic factors that influence its management in the community. Willingness to pay (WTP) is important because consumer responses to prices will influence utilization of services and revenues collected. Also the consumer's attitude can influence monetary valuation with respect to different conditions ex post and ex ante… CONTINUE READING
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