CHOosing Interventions that are Cost Effective (WHO-CHOICE)

Price of Local (non-traded) Goods


WPRO 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 35,077
Programme Manager 23,368
Administration Officer 14,432
Clerical Officer/Administrative Assistant 14,432
Personnel Secretary/Asst./Receptionist 10,932
Typist 10,932
Data Entry Clerk 10,932
Other (Porter, Messenger, etc.) 8,383
FINANCE
Finance Director 23,368
Accountant 14,432
Finance Officer 10,932
HEALTH PERSONNEL
Medical Specialist 35,077
Medical Officer 23,368
Nursing Director/Manager 23,368
Registered Nurse 14,432
Health Worker 10,932
Director of Public Health 35,077
Public Health Specialist 23,368
Public Health Assistant 14,432
Health Educator/Trainer 14,432
Social/Welfare worker 14,432
LAW
Police Supervisor 10,932
Police Officer 10,932
Lawyer 23,368
Legal Officer 10,932
COMPUTING
I.S./I.T./Computing Manager 14,432
I.T./Computing Officer 14,432
TRANSPORT
Transport Manager 14,432
Transport Driver 8,383
LOGISTICS
Supplies Manager 14,432
Storekeeper 10,932
MEDIA
Public Relations Manager 14,432
Public Relations Officer 10,932
MAINTAINANCE
Cleaner 8,383
BUILDINGS
Estate Manager 10,932
Security Officer 8,383
Construction Worker 8,383

media & iec operating costs


TYPE OF MEDIA OR IEC MATERIALS UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 6,858.3
Radio time (1 minute) 699.9
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 5,645.4
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.6
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
PROVINCE LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 2,509.3
Radio time (1 minute) 256.1
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 2,065.5
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.6
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
DISTRICT LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 537.4
Radio time (1 minute) 54.8
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 442.4
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.6
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5

transportation operating costs


VEHICLE UNIT COST PER KM (2005 Int$)
Vehicles (Car, 4 Wheel Drive) 0.05
Motorcycle / Moped 0.01

utilities


UTILITY ITEM UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
Electricity (per kilowatt/hour) 0.13
Water (m3) 1.09
telephone (per 3 minute local call) 0.10

other costs


RENTED BUILDINGS RENTED COST PER MONTH PER SQUARE METER (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Office and training space 15.5
PROVINCE LEVEL
Office and training space 14.0
DISTRICT LEVEL
Office and training space 11.8
PER DIEM AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES Unit Cost per Day
NATIONAL LEVEL
Trainers 83.1
Trainees 83.1
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 83.1
Supervision visits 83.1
External consultants (national) 83.1
External consultants (international) 83.1
PROVINCE LEVEL
Trainers 63.0
Trainees 63.0
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 63.0
Supervision visits 63.0
External consultants (national) 63.0
External consultants (international) 63.0
DISTRICT LEVEL
Trainers 41.8
Trainees 41.8
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 41.8
Supervision visits 41.8
External consultants (national) 41.8
External consultants (international) 41.8

building capital costs


ITEMS REPLACEMENT COST (2005 Int$) PER M2 USEFUL LIFE (YRS)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Offices 2,772.9 20
Stores 2,772.9 20
PROVINCE LEVEL
Offices 2,505.3 20
Stores 2,505.3 20
DISTRICT LEVEL
Offices 2,098.2 20
Stores 2,098.2 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 62,816.0 15

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