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Table 3 Breakdown of institutional costs (all costs are in US$)

From: Costs of a successful public-private partnership for TB control in an urban setting in Nepal

  Institutional Costs   
   Treatment Centres   
        All TCs TOTAL
  DPHO YUHP Care & Fair NATA Patan Hospital Hargan's NH Median Mean Median Mean
No of Patients 509 191 44 48 140 86 509    
Start-up costs           
Total reported:           
   Training 1,151 390 34 15 112 13   565   
   Equipment 1,693 179 0 213 6,410 11   6,814   
   Managerial set-up 780 86 9 1 63 0   159   
   Social mobilisation 0 5 0 359 205 0   569   
Total reported costs 3,625 660 43 588 6,791 24   8,107   11,731
Total costs per patient 7.10 3.50 1.00 12.30 48.50 0.30 3.50 15.90 10.60 23.00
Recurrent costs           
Total reported costs:           
   Staff 2,170 1,470 824 667 4,211 815   7,987   
   Medicines 5,992 0 0 0 0 0   0   
   Supplies and transportation 889 37 36 0 0 8   80   
   Training 987 58 26 16 39 30   168   
   Others 366 774 1,180 383 219 882   3,438   
Total reported costs 10,404 2,339 2,066 1,065 4,469 1,735   11,673   22,077
Total costs per patient per 8-month course 20.80 8.20 31.30 14.80 21.30 13.40 14.80 17.80 35.60 38.60
TOTAL INSTITUTIONAL COSTS 27.90       18.30 33.70 46.20 61.60
  1. The breakdown of institutional start-up and recurrent costs is presented with all costs being in US$
  2. Note 1: DPHO training costs include only training of TC staff related to the PPP.
  3. Note 2: Total cost per patient across all Treatment Centres was calculated as the median of TC costs. For individual TCs, costs per patient are the mean start-up costs.
  4. Note 3: Recurrent costs per patient per 8-month course across all Treatment Centres was calculated as the median of TC costs. For individual TCs, costs per patient are the mean of recurrent costs per patient.