DALY Brief: Calculation for Pneumonia Pre-Packaged Treatment (PPT)

Pneumonia_DALY_Model_Brief_Dec_2011.pdf

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One DALY (Disability Adjusted Life Year) represents one year of life lost to illness or death. The PSI DALY Translation Model estimates how many DALYs are averted due to PSI interventions, but using burden estimates and epidemiological probability models. This brief presents a guide to calculating DALYs for pneumonia pre-packaged treatment.