CHOosing Interventions that are Cost Effective (WHO-CHOICE)

Price of Local (non-traded) Goods


AFRO E

For details on methods see below:

  • Forthcoming
    Johns B, Adam T, Evans DB.
    Determinants of Variation in Health Sector Wages Across Countries
  • Forthcoming
    Johns B, Adam T, Evans DB.
    Enhancing the Comparability of Costing Methods: Cross-Country Variability in the Prices of Non-Traded Inputs to Health Programmes

The information on prices for local non-traded goods is presented under the following headings:

  • Personnel Costs
  • Media and Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Operating Costs
  • Transportation Operating Costs
  • Utilities
  • Other Costs
  • Building Capital Costs
  • Transportation Capital Costs

Personnel Costs


TYPE OF PERSONNEL (JOB TITLE) GROSS SALARY PER YEAR (2005 Int$)
ADMINISTRATION
Programme Director 29,860
Programme Manager 19,892
Administration Officer 12,285
Clerical Officer/Administrative Assistant 12,285
Personnel Secretary/Asst./Receptionist 9,306
Typist 9,306
Data Entry Clerk 9,306
Other (Porter, Messenger, etc.) 7,136
FINANCE
Finance Director 19,892
Accountant 12,285
Finance Officer 9,306
HEALTH PERSONNEL
Medical Specialist 29,860
Medical Officer 19,892
Nursing Director/Manager 19,892
Registered Nurse 12,285
Health Worker 9,306
Director of Public Health 29,860
Public Health Specialist 19,892
Public Health Assistant 12,285
Health Educator/Trainer 12,285
Social/Welfare worker 12,285
LAW
Police Supervisor 9,306
Police Officer 9,306
Lawyer 19,892
Legal Officer 9,306
COMPUTING
I.S./I.T./Computing Manager 12,285
I.T./Computing Officer 12,285
TRANSPORT
Transport Manager 12,285
Transport Driver 7,136
LOGISTICS
Supplies Manager 12,285
Storekeeper 9,306
MEDIA
Public Relations Manager 12,285
Public Relations Officer 9,306
MAINTAINANCE
Cleaner 7,136
BUILDINGS
Estate Manager 9,306
Security Officer 7,136
Construction Worker 7,136

Media & IEC operating costs


TYPE OF MEDIA OR IEC MATERIALS UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 3,025.6
Radio time (1 minute) 417.7
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 2,555.6
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.4
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
PROVINCE LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 1,015.2
Radio time (1 minute) 140.2
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 857.5
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.4
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
DISTRICT LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 460.2
Radio time (1 minute) 63.5
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 388.7
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.4
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5

Transportation Operating Costs


VEHICLE UNIT COST PER KM (2005 Int$)
Vehicles (Car, 4 Wheel Drive) 0.09
Motorcycle / Moped 0.02

utilities


UTILITY ITEM UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
Electricity (per kilowatt/hour) 0.19
Water (m3) 1.23
telephone (per 3 minute local call) 0.20

Other costs


RENTED BUILDINGS RENTED COST PER MONTH PER SQUARE METER (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Office and training space 5.3
PROVINCE LEVEL
Office and training space 4.7
DISTRICT LEVEL
Office and training space 4.2
PER DIEM AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES Unit Cost per Day
NATIONAL LEVEL
Trainers 100.7
Trainees 100.7
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 100.7
Supervision visits 100.7
External consultants (national) 100.7
External consultants (international) 100.7
PROVINCE LEVEL
Trainers 76.3
Trainees 76.3
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 76.3
Supervision visits 76.3
External consultants (national) 76.3
External consultants (international) 76.3
DISTRICT LEVEL
Trainers 50.6
Trainees 50.6
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 50.6
Supervision visits 50.6
External consultants (national) 50.6
External consultants (international) 50.6

building capital costs


ITEMS REPLACEMENT COST (2005 Int$) PER M2 USEFUL LIFE (YRS)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Offices 947.4 20
Stores 947.4 20
PROVINCE LEVEL
Offices 830.4 20
Stores 830.4 20
DISTRICT LEVEL
Offices 741.1 20
Stores 741.1 20

transportation capital costs


VEHICLE REPLACEMENT COST (2005 Int$) USEFUL LIFE (YRS)
Vehicles 19,935.3 8
Motorcycle / Moped 1,605.0 5
Freezer van 21,615.0 10

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