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Table 4 Affordability of SRHC for an LPGW, per country and sector

From: Access to sexual and reproductive health commodities in East and Southern Africa: a cross-country comparison of availability, affordability and stock-outs in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia

  Affordability (Days of Wages)
Commodities Treatment regimens Kenya Tanzania Uganda Zambia
Public Private PNFP Public Private PNFP Public Private PNFP Public Private PNFP
Ethinylestradiol + levonorgestrel 1 strip 0 0.13 0 0 0 0 0 0.16 0 0 0.30 0
Ethinylestradiol + norethisterone 1 strip 0 0.09 NA 0 0.19 NA 0 NA NA 0 NA NA
Ethinylestradiol + desorgestrel 1 strip NA NA NA 0 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Levonorgestrel 30mcg 1 tablet 0 0.09 0.04 0 0 0 0 NA NA 0 0.30 0
Levonorgestrel 750mcg 1 tablet 0 0.22 0.07 0 NA NA 0 1.13 0.32 0 0.80 0
Medroxyprogesterone acetate 150 ml 1 vial 0 0.22 0.09 0 0 0 0 0.81 0 0 0.60 0
Medroxyprogesterone acetate 104 ml 1 vial 0 0.22 0.06 NA NA NA 0 0.32 0.08 NA NA NA
Norethisterone enanthate 1 vial NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 0 0.63 0
Male condoms 1 pack 0 0.11 0 0 0 0 0 0.11 0 0 0.15 0
Female condoms 1 pack 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.27 0
Intrauterine contraceptive device 1 device 0 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 2.43 0 0 0.00 0
Implants: levonorgestrel 1 device 0 0.67 0 0 0 0 0 0.81 0 0 NA 0
Implants: etonogestrel 1 device 0 0.89 0.33 0 0 0 0 1.62 0 0 NA 0
Diaphragm 1 device NA NA 0 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Oxytocin injection 1 vial 0 0.20 0.22 0 0.32 0 0 0.49 0.24 0 0.42 0
Misoprostol 1 vial 0 0.18 0.16 0 0.65 0 0 0.49 0.16 0 1.19 0
Methyldopa 90 tablets 0 1.00 1.00 0 7.31 5.85 0 1.46 3.65 0 3.80 0
Magnesium sulphate 500 mg/2 ml 18 vials 0 8.81 0.70 0 11.70 0 NA NA NA 0 NA 0
Magnesium sulphate 500 mg/10 ml 18 vials 0 17.76 5.41 0 5.85 0 0 16.12 14.59 0 NA 0
Calcium gluconate 1 ampoule 0 0.29 0.22 0 NA 0 0 2.92 14.59 0 NA 0
Ferrous salt 30 tablets 0 0.07 0.07 NA 1.22 NA NA 0.02 0.01 0 0.45 0
Folic acid 30 tablets 0 0.13 0.07 0 0.97 0.02 0 0.49 0.24 0 1.59 0
Ferrous Salt: Folic Acid 60/400 30 tablets 0 0.67 0.07 0 0.97 0 0 0.49 0.16 0 0 0
Ferrous Salt: Folic Acid 150/500 30 tablets 0 NA 0.07 0 0.49 0 0 0.49 0.26 NA 2.26 NA
Metronidazole 30 tablets 0 0.07 0.13 0 0.97 0.88 0 0.49 0.49 0 0.45 0
Clotrimazole pessary 6 tablets 0 0.28 0.11 0.06 0.89 0.65 0 2.92 2.92 0 0.79 0
Clotrimazole cream 1 tube 0 0.13 0.1` 0.49 0.97 0.81 0 0.49 0.41 0 0.45 0
Gentamicin 10 amp 0 0.45 0.67 1.30 4.06 4.87 0 3.24 2.43 0 1.51 0
Procaine benzylpenicillin 10 vials NA NA NA 2.27 7.31 6.50 0 6.48 3.24 0 3.62 NA
Benzyl penicillin 10 vials 0 1.11 1.11 NA NA NA NA NA NA 0 3.62 0
Benzathine benzylpenicillin 1 vial 0 0.11 0.17 0.15 0.97 0.65 0 0.49 0.49 0 0.42 0
Amoxicillin 125 mg 15 tablets 0 1.67 0.17 0.10 0.44 0.24 0 0.24 0.24 0 0.45 0
Amoxicillin 250 mg 15 tablets 0 0.10 0.03 0 0.49 0.26 0 0.24 0.49 0 0.23 0
Dexamethasone 1 vial 0 0.11 0.11 0 0.97 0.49 0 0.41 0.32 0 0.60 0
Zinc syrup 1 bottle 0 0.33 0.22 NA 0.97 0.89 NA 0.41 NA NA 0.68 NA
Zinc tablet 10 tablets 0 0.22 0.11 0 0.41 0.32 0 0.32 0.16 0 0.60 0
Zinc ORS co-pack 1 kit 0 0.22 0.13 0 0.32 0.02 0 0.32 0.24 0 0.06 0
ORS sachets 200 ml 1 sachet 0 0.03 0. NA 0.16 NA NA NA NA 0 0.27 NA
ORS sachets 500 ml 1 sachet 0 0.02 0.02 0 NA NA NA NA 0.08 NA NA NA
ORS sachets 1 L 1 sachet 0 NA NA 0 0.16 0.16 0 0.08 0.08 0 0.09 0
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