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Table 5 Cost comparison of ANC visit delivered at a health centre with no beds in Ghana

From: Estimating the cost-savings associated with bundling maternal and child health interventions: a proposed methodology

  Unit cost per visit Annual unit cost of intervention (delivered separately) Annual unit cost of intervention (delivered as a bundle)
Basic ANC visit $4.53 $9.15 $9.15
Syphilis detection and treatment $1.07 $2.16 $0.86
Tetanus toxoid $0.99 $2.00 $0.85
Balanced energy supplementation $24.78 $27.14 $24.780
Multiple micronutrient supplementation $24.78 $27.14 $24.78
Pregnant women protected via IPT $0.84 $1.70 $0.35
Total cost   $69.29 $60.77
Cost savings from bundling interventions    $8.52 (12.2%)
  1. Source: Authors’ calculations