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Table 4 Distribution of total vaccination costs by input type in 2016 US dollars

From: Delivery cost analysis of a reactive mass cholera vaccination campaign: a case study of Shanchol™ vaccine use in Lake Chilwa, Malawi

  Financial costs Economic costs
  2016 US$ Percentage 2016 US$ Percentage
Vaccine procurement and shipmenta 349,956 72.87 349,956 59.45
 Vaccine purchase 328,418 68.38 328,418 55.79
 Vaccine shipment, clearance and custom fees 21,538 4.49 21,538 3.66
Vaccine delivery 130,319 27.13 238,681 40.55
 Vehicle, fuel, lubricant, and maintenance 32,342 6.73 32,661 5.55
 Fuel and ground transportation 25,278 5.26 25,278 4.30
 Lubricant and maintenance 124 0.03 124 0.02
Rental (car, boat, etc.) 6,940 1.44 7,259 1.23
 Personnel from international partners 0 0.00 90,353 15.35
 Salary 0 0.00 62,420 10.61
 Per diems 0 0.00 24,326 4.13
 International transport and visas 0 0.00 3607 0.61
Personnel, local 62,386 12.99 78,960 13.41
 Salary (opportunity cost MoH staff) 0 0.00 16,574 2.81
 Per diems (mobilizers, volunteers, local staff, etc.) 62,386 12.99 62,386 10.60
Material 14,483 3.02 15,599 2.65
 Banners, T-shirts 12,943 2.70 12,943 2.20
 Supplies (printings, plastic bags, etc) 117 0.02 117 0.02
 Equipment 1,423 0.30 2,539 0.43
Operating costs 19,753 4.11 19,753 3.36
 Operating costs (on-site expenses) 10,299 2.14 10,299 1.75
 Communication 9,454 1.97 9,454 1.61
Catering & other expenses 1,355 0.28 1,355 0.23
 Beverages, drinks, water, etc 1,092 0.23 1,092 0.19
 Miscalleneous 263 0.05 263 0.04
Total costs 480,275 100.00 588,637 100.00
  1. aIncluding wastage