Economic benefits of keeping vaccines at ambient temperature during mass vaccination: the case of meningitis A vaccine in Chad
Patrick Lydon, Simona Zipursky, Carole Tevi-Benissan, Mamoudou Harouna Djingarey, Placide Gbedonou, Brahim Oumar Youssouf & Michel Zaffran
Volume 92, Number 2, February 2014, 86-92
Table 1. Costs of the cold chain system in the mass vaccination campaign against meningitis A, by region, Chad, 2011
|Chari Baguirmi||Mayo Kebbi Est||N’Djamena||All three|
|Total (in US$)||136 976||131 235||156 970||425 181|
|Fraction of total attributed to|
|Cold chain system, %||44||46||40||43|
|Transport system, %||25||19||15||20|
|Human resources, %||32||35||45||37|
|Per person vaccinated (in US$), mean, (range)a||0.28 (0.24–0.31)||0.24 (0.21–0.57)||0.20 (0.13–0.35)||0.24 (0.13–0.57)|
US$, United States dollars.
a Of the mean values recorded at the district level in each region.