CHOosing Interventions that are Cost Effective (WHO-CHOICE)

Price of Local (non-traded) Goods


SEARO B

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 17,627
Programme Manager 11,743
Administration Officer 7,253
Clerical Officer/Administrative Assistant 7,253
Personnel Secretary/Asst./Receptionist 5,493
Typist 5,493
Data Entry Clerk 5,493
Other (Porter, Messenger, etc.) 4,213
FINANCE
Finance Director 11,743
Accountant 7,253
Finance Officer 5,493
HEALTH PERSONNEL
Medical Specialist 17,627
Medical Officer 11,743
Nursing Director/Manager 11,743
Registered Nurse 7,253
Health Worker 5,493
Director of Public Health 17,627
Public Health Specialist 11,743
Public Health Assistant 7,253
Health Educator/Trainer 7,253
Social/Welfare worker 7,253
LAW
Police Supervisor 5,493
Police Officer 5,493
Lawyer 11,743
Legal Officer 5,493
COMPUTING
I.S./I.T./Computing Manager 7,253
I.T./Computing Officer 7,253
TRANSPORT
Transport Manager 7,253
Transport Driver 4,213
LOGISTICS
Supplies Manager 7,253
Storekeeper 5,493
MEDIA
Public Relations Manager 7,253
Public Relations Officer 5,493
MAINTAINANCE
Cleaner 4,213
BUILDINGS
Estate Manager 5,493
Security Officer 4,213
Construction Worker 4,213

media & iec operating costs


TYPE OF MEDIA OR IEC MATERIALS UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 9,714.1
Radio time (1 minute) 1,081.4
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 8,055.7
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.5
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
PROVINCE LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 2,040.9
Radio time (1 minute) 227.2
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 1,692.5
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.5
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
DISTRICT LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 779.5
Radio time (1 minute) 86.8
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 646.4
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.5
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5

transportation operating costs


VEHICLE UNIT COST PER KM (2005 Int$)
Vehicles (Car, 4 Wheel Drive) 0.04
Motorcycle / Moped 0.01

utilities


UTILITY ITEM UNIT COST (2000 Int$)
Electricity (per kilowatt/hour) 0.18
Water (m3) 1.11
telephone (per 3 minute local call) 0.14

other costs


RENTED BUILDINGS RENTED COST PER MONTH PER SQUARE METER (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Office and training space 15.2
PROVINCE LEVEL
Office and training space 12.4
DISTRICT LEVEL
Office and training space 10.7
PER DIEM AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES Unit Cost per Day
NATIONAL LEVEL
Trainers 80.1
Trainees 80.1
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 80.1
Supervision visits 80.1
External consultants (national) 80.1
External consultants (international) 80.1
PROVINCE LEVEL
Trainers 60.7
Trainees 60.7
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 60.7
Supervision visits 60.7
External consultants (national) 60.7
External consultants (international) 60.7
DISTRICT LEVEL
Trainers 40.2
Trainees 40.2
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 40.2
Supervision visits 40.2
External consultants (national) 40.2
External consultants (international) 40.2

building capital costs


ITEMS REPLACEMENT COST (2005 Int$) PER M2 USEFUL LIFE (YRS)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Offices 2,712.0 20
Stores 2,712.0 20
PROVINCE LEVEL
Offices 2,212.0 20
Stores 2,212.0 20
DISTRICT LEVEL
Offices 1,911.7 20
Stores 1,911.7 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 30,083.9 8

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