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Table 1 Annual economic cost of school-based IPT by major cost components (see additional file for breakdown of costs)

From: Costs and cost-effectiveness of delivering intermittent preventive treatment through schools in western Kenya

Major cost components Annual Cost (US$) % of total
SET-UP COSTS   
Equipment 3,543 2.6
Salaries (opportunity costs) 5,019 3.6
Per diems 5,275 3.8
Stationary 425 0.3
Fuel 133 0.1
Insurance/maintenance 25 0.0
Accommodation and food 3,846 2.8
Total set-up costs 18,266 13.2
RECURRENT COSTS   
Drugs 53,298 38.4
Stationary 2,498 1.8
Other consumables 2,044 1.5
Total consumables 57,840 41.7
Salaries (opportunity costs) 40,763 29.4
Incentives 1,217 0.9
Per diems 3,526 2.5
Total Personnel 45,506 32.8
Fuel 4,324 3.1
Insurance/maintenance 1,056 0.8
Local travel reimbursement 6,360 4.6
Total Transport 11,740 8.5
Accommodation and food 5,363 3.9
Other 124 0.1
Total recurrent costs 120,573 86.8
Total 138,839 100