Delivery cost of human papillomavirus vaccination of young adolescent girls in Peru, Uganda and Viet Nam
Carol E Levin, Hoang Van Minh, John Odaga, Swampa Sarit Rout, Diep Nguyen Thi Ngoc, Lysander Menezes, Maria Ana Mendoza Araujo & D Scott LaMontagne
Volume 91, Number 8, August 2013, 585-592
Table 2. Incremental cost of delivering human papillomavirus vaccine to young adolescent girls in demonstration projects in Peru, Uganda and Viet Nam, 2008–2010
|Country and delivery strategy||Average delivery cost per dose (2009 US$)
||No. of doses administered each year||No. of fully immunized girlsa||Annual delivery costsb (2009 US$)
|School-based||3.88||2.03||26 798||8 895||103 976||54 400|
|School-based||3.15||2.10||9 729||3 038||30 646||20 431|
|Integrated outreach||1.44||1.11||8 624||2 388||12 419||9 573|
|School-based||2.08||1.62||5 324||1 766||11 074||8 625|
|Health-centre-based||1.92||1.55||3 550||1 181||6 816||5 503|
US$, United States dollars.
a A fully immunized girl was one who received all three vaccine doses.
b Annual delivery costs for the demonstration projects do not include the cost of the vaccine.
c The economic delivery cost was defined as the cost of all resources used, including donated or discounted goods and services, regardless of who paid.
d The financial delivery cost was defined as the actual expenditure on goods and services.