CHOosing Interventions that are Cost Effective (WHO-CHOICE)

Price of Local (non-traded) Goods


SEARO D

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 24,600
Programme Manager 16,388
Administration Officer 10,121
Clerical Officer/Administrative Assistant 10,121
Personnel Secretary/Asst./Receptionist 7,666
Typist 7,666
Data Entry Clerk 7,666
Other (Porter, Messenger, etc.) 5,879
FINANCE
Finance Director 16,388
Accountant 10,121
Finance Officer 7,666
HEALTH PERSONNEL
Medical Specialist 24,600
Medical Officer 16,388
Nursing Director/Manager 16,388
Registered Nurse 10,121
Health Worker 7,666
Director of Public Health 24,600
Public Health Specialist 16,388
Public Health Assistant 10,121
Health Educator/Trainer 10,121
Social/Welfare worker 10,121
LAW
Police Supervisor 7,666
Police Officer 7,666
Lawyer 16,388
Legal Officer 7,666
COMPUTING
I.S./I.T./Computing Manager 10,121
I.T./Computing Officer 10,121
TRANSPORT
Transport Manager 10,121
Transport Driver 5,879
LOGISTICS
Supplies Manager 10,121
Storekeeper 7,666
MEDIA
Public Relations Manager 10,121
Public Relations Officer 7,666
MAINTAINANCE
Cleaner 5,879
BUILDINGS
Estate Manager 7,666
Security Officer 5,879
Construction Worker 5,879

media & iec operating costs


TYPE OF MEDIA OR IEC MATERIALS UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 3,822.6
Radio time (1 minute) 538.9
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 3,234.5
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.3
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
PROVINCE LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 1,122.8
Radio time (1 minute) 158.3
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 950.1
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.3
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
DISTRICT LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 413.4
Radio time (1 minute) 58.3
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 349.8
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.3
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5

transportation operating costs


VEHICLE UNIT COST PER KM (2005 Int$)
Vehicles (Car, 4 Wheel Drive) 0.08
Motorcycle / Moped 0.02

utilities


UTILITY ITEM UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
Electricity (per kilowatt/hour) 0.16
Water (m3) 1.29
telephone (per 3 minute local call) 0.06

other costs


RENTED BUILDINGS RENTED COST PER MONTH PER SQUARE METER (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Office and training space 10.7
PROVINCE LEVEL
Office and training space 10.7
DISTRICT LEVEL
Office and training space 8.7
PER DIEM AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES Unit Cost per Day
NATIONAL LEVEL
Trainers 72.5
Trainees 72.5
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 72.5
Supervision visits 72.5
External consultants (national) 72.5
External consultants (international) 72.5
PROVINCE LEVEL
Trainers 55.0
Trainees 55.0
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 55.0
Supervision visits 55.0
External consultants (national) 55.0
External consultants (international) 55.0
DISTRICT LEVEL
Trainers 36.4
Trainees 36.4
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 36.4
Supervision visits 36.4
External consultants (national) 36.4
External consultants (international) 36.4

building capital costs


ITEMS REPLACEMENT COST (2005 Int$) PER M2 USEFUL LIFE (YRS)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Offices 1,916.0 20
Stores 1,916.0 20
PROVINCE LEVEL
Offices 1,902.4 20
Stores 1,902.4 20
DISTRICT LEVEL
Offices 1,546.5 20
Stores 1,546.5 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 23,970.0 7

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