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Table 5 Financial module user inputs

From: Modeling the public health impact of malaria vaccines for developers and policymakers

Parameter name


Input values

Vaccine price

The cost of the vaccine in US dollars (USD) as set by the manufacturer, including insurance and delivery to the airport of a country specified by the consignee.


Cost of injection equipment and disposal

The cost of the syringes and waste disposal equipment.


Cost of vaccine delivery

Different costs can be entered for each country, allowing customized estimates that take into account factors such as the cold-chain capacity and transport needs of each.


Discount rate

A distinct discount rate can be entered for the supplier and the donor, reflecting the cost of capital of each.


Financing scenario

Users select the financing start and end dates.


Users select the level of country co-pay to complement support from donor organizations. Users can create various financing scenarios.