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Table 3 Financial and economic costs of Cambodia electronic surveillance intervention and provider mobile reporting intervention

From: Costing electronic private sector malaria surveillance in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Cost category Total cost %
Financial costs
 Start-up   
  System design and configuration (DHIS2) $52,933 12.1%
  Piloting (DHIS2) $11,545 2.3%
  Training (DHIS2) $7847 1.5%
  MCS App design and development $24,817 4.9%
  MCS App piloting $9475 1.9%
  MCS App training $8054 1.6%
  Surveillance bulletin design $2366 0.5%
  Server set-up $150 0.0%
 Sub-total start-up $120,616 23.6%
 Capital   
  Equipment (desktops) $4800 0.9%
  Equipment (mobile devices) $112,155 21.9%
 Sub-total capital $116,955 22.9%
 Recurrent   
  DHIS2 maintenance and routine upgrades $22,592 5.1%
  DHIS2 software upgrades 0.0%
  Data entry $71,070 13.9%
  Server hosting $7620 1.5%
  MCS App maintenance and routine upgrades $32,182 6.3%
  Procure electronic report: Monthly mobile data packages $104,580 20.5%
  Provider social and behavioural change communication (SBCC) and supervision $35,569 7.0%
 Sub-total recurrent $273,612 53.5%
 Total costs $511,183 100%
  Annual costs $170,394 N/A
  Annual cost per mobile reporting provider (n = 585 providers) $291 N/A
  Annual cost per provider (n = 710 providers) $240 N/A
Economic costs
 Start-up costs   
  System design (DHIS2) $218,782 27.7%
  Piloting (DHIS2) $12,242 1.6%
  Training (DHIS2) $12,891 2.4%
  MCS App design and development $26,317 3.3%
  MCS App piloting $10,048 1.3%
  MCS App training $10,800 1.1%
  Surveillance bulletin design $2508 0.3%
  Server set-up $159 0.0%
 Sub-total start-up $297,703 37.7%
 Capital   
  Equipment (desktops) $5090 0.6%
  Equipment (mobile devices) $118,934 15.1%
 Sub-total capital $124,024 15.7%
 Recurrent   
  DHIS2 maintenance and routine upgrades $22,592 2.9%
  DHIS2 software upgrades $30,000 3.8%
  Paper-based and electronic data entry $110,498 14.0%
  Server hosting $7620 1.0%
  MCS App maintenance and routine upgrades $32,182 4.1%
  Procure electronic report: monthly mobile data packages $129,483 16.4%
  Provider social and behavioural change communication (SBCC) and supervision $35,569 4.5%
 Sub-total recurrent $367,944 46.6%
 Total costs $789,671 100%
  Annual costs $263,224 N/A
  Annual cost per mobile reporting provider (n = 585 providers) $450 N/A
  Annual cost per provider (n = 710 providers) $371 N/A