• $10 or Rs. 600 pays for the cost of one day’s stay in the hospital including meals; or for any of the commonly used chemotherapeutic drugs
• $25 or Rs. 1500 can pay for 3 days of hospital stay or pay for one dose of most of the expensive chemotherapeutic drugs.
• $50 or Rs. 3000 can pay for some essential tests like CT scans or MRI most children need.
• $500 or Rs. 30,000 can cover the cost of major treatments like initial treatment of leukemia, lymphoma and very sick children requiring ICU care.