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Update on Against Malaria Foundation’s costs

New cost estimates for AMF’s 2012 distributions In a blog post in February, we noted that we had missed some costs in our estimates that were incurred by AMF’s distribution partner, Concern Universal. We undertook an assessment of these costs through discussion with Concern Universal. In the course of our assessment, we re-visited our estimate…

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Update: Against Malaria Foundation’s costs

We learned last week that we underestimated the total cost of the Against Malaria Foundation’s insecticide-treated net distribution. A nonprofit interested in reducing costs for its own model read our AMF review and contacted AMF and Concern Universal (AMF’s distribution partner in Malawi). The nonprofit representative noticed that Concern’s costs seemed lower than he expected,…

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