CHOosing Interventions that are Cost Effective (WHO-CHOICE)

Price of Local (non-traded) Goods


EMRO 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 7,407
Programme Manager 4,934
Administration Officer 3,047
Clerical Officer/Administrative Assistant 3,047
Personnel Secretary/Asst./Receptionist 2,308
Typist 2,308
Data Entry Clerk 2,308
Other (Porter, Messenger, etc.) 1,770
FINANCE
Finance Director 4,934
Accountant 3,047
Finance Officer 2,308
HEALTH PERSONNEL
Medical Specialist 7,407
Medical Officer 4,934
Nursing Director/Manager 4,934
Registered Nurse 3,047
Health Worker 2,308
Director of Public Health 7,407
Public Health Specialist 4,934
Public Health Assistant 3,047
Health Educator/Trainer 3,047
Social/Welfare worker 3,047
LAW
Police Supervisor 2,308
Police Officer 2,308
Lawyer 4,934
Legal Officer 2,308
COMPUTING
I.S./I.T./Computing Manager 3,047
I.T./Computing Officer 3,047
TRANSPORT
Transport Manager 3,047
Transport Driver 1,770
LOGISTICS
Supplies Manager 3,047
Storekeeper 2,308
MEDIA
Public Relations Manager 3,047
Public Relations Officer 2,308
MAINTAINANCE
Cleaner 1,770
BUILDINGS
Estate Manager 2,308
Security Officer 1,770
Construction Worker 1,770

Media & IEC operating costs


TYPE OF MEDIA OR IEC MATERIALS UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 4,824.6
Radio time (1 minute) 624.2
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 4,052.6
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.4
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
PROVINCE LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 1,464.8
Radio time (1 minute) 189.5
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 1,230.4
Wall posters (1 sq. m.) 2.4
Flyers / leaflets (A4 size) 0.5
DISTRICT LEVEL
Television time (1 minute) 569.1
Radio time (1 minute) 73.6
Newspapers (1/4 page advertisement) 478.0
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) 0.05
Motorcycle / Moped 0.01

utilities


UTILITY ITEM UNIT COST (2005 Int$)
Electricity (per kilowatt/hour) 0.20
Water (m3) 1.29
telephone (per 3 minute local call) 0.07

Other costs


RENTED BUILDINGS RENTED COST PER MONTH PER SQUARE METER (2005 Int$)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Office and training space 5.0
PROVINCE LEVEL
Office and training space 4.7
DISTRICT LEVEL
Office and training space 3.9
PER DIEM AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES Unit Cost per Day
NATIONAL LEVEL
Trainers 50.8
Trainees 50.8
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 50.8
Supervision visits 50.8
External consultants (national) 50.8
External consultants (international) 50.8
PROVINCE LEVEL
Trainers 38.5
Trainees 38.5
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 38.5
Supervision visits 38.5
External consultants (national) 38.5
External consultants (international) 38.5
DISTRICT LEVEL
Trainers 25.5
Trainees 25.5
Support staff (e.g. administrator) 25.5
Supervision visits 25.5
External consultants (national) 25.5
External consultants (international) 25.5

Building capital costs


ITEMS REPLACEMENT COST (2005 Int$) PER M2 USEFUL LIFE (YRS)
NATIONAL LEVEL
Offices 887.9 20
Stores 887.9 20
PROVINCE LEVEL
Offices 847.3 20
Stores 847.3 20
DISTRICT LEVEL
Offices 692.2 20
Stores 692.2 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 28,820.0 10

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