CHOosing Interventions that are Cost Effective (WHO-CHOICE)

Price of Local (non-traded) Goods


EMRO 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 97,863
Programme Manager 65,194
Administration Officer 40,265
Clerical Officer/Administrative Assistant 40,265
Personnel Secretary/Asst./Receptionist 30,498
Typist 30,498
Data Entry Clerk 30,498
Other (Porter, Messenger, etc.) 23,389
FINANCE
Finance Director 65,194
Accountant 40,265
Finance Officer 30,498
HEALTH PERSONNEL
Medical Specialist 97,863
Medical Officer 65,194
Nursing Director/Manager 65,194
Registered Nurse 40,265
Health Worker 30,498
Director of Public Health 97,863
Public Health Specialist 65,194
Public Health Assistant 40,265
Health Educator/Trainer 40,265
Social/Welfare worker 40,265
LAW
Police Supervisor 30,498
Police Officer 30,498
Lawyer 65,194
Legal Officer 30,498
COMPUTING
I.S./I.T./Computing Manager 40,265
I.T./Computing Officer 40,265
TRANSPORT
Transport Manager 40,265
Transport Driver 23,389
LOGISTICS
Supplies Manager 40,265
Storekeeper 30,498
MEDIA
Public Relations Manager 40,265
Public Relations Officer 30,498
MAINTAINANCE
Cleaner 23,389
BUILDINGS
Estate Manager 30,498
Security Officer 23,389
Construction Worker 23,389

Media & IEC operating costs


TYPE OF MEDIA OR IEC MATERIALS UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 5,374.4
Radio time (1 minute) 496.6
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 4,386.6
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.7
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.6
PROVINCE LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 1,826.6
Radio time (1 minute) 168.8
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 1,490.9
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.7
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.6
DISTRICT LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 605.4
Radio time (1 minute) 55.9
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 494.1
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.7
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.6

Transportation operating costs


VEHICLE UNIT COST PER KM (2005 Int$)
Vehicles (Car, 4 Wheel Drive) 0.02
Motorcycle / Moped 0.01

utilities


UTILITY ITEM UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
Electricity (per kilowatt/hour) 0.17
Water (m3) 1.11
telephone (per 3 minute local call) 0.04

Other costs


RENTED BUILDINGS RENTED COST PER MONTH PER SQUARE METER (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Office and training space 5.9
PROVINCE LEVEL
Office and training space 4.9
DISTRICT LEVEL
Office and training space 4.4
PER DIEM AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES Unit Cost per Day
NATIONAL LEVEL
Trainers 140.2
Trainees 140.2
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 140.2
Supervision visits 140.2
External consultants (national) 140.2
External consultants (international) 140.2
PROVINCE LEVEL
Trainers 106.3
Trainees 106.3
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 106.3
Supervision visits 106.3
External consultants (national) 106.3
External consultants (international) 106.3
DISTRICT LEVEL
Trainers 70.5
Trainees 70.5
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 70.5
Supervision visits 70.5
External consultants (national) 70.5
External consultants (international) 70.5

Building capital costs


ITEMS REPLACEMENT COST (2005 Int$) PER M2 USEFUL LIFE (YRS)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Offices 1,060.1 20
Stores 1,060.1 20
PROVINCE LEVEL
Offices 878.1 20
Stores 878.1 20
DISTRICT LEVEL
Offices 792.1 20
Stores 792.1 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 22,207.5 7

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