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Table 2 Cost of hepatitis C mobile clinic from the health care provider perspective. All costs given in US dollars

From: Initiation of hepatitis C treatment in two rural Rwandan districts: a mobile clinic approach

    Total
Administration and Overhead1    5606.45
Mobile Clinic Staff Daily Salary Days  
Clinician 15.53 34 527.92
Lab Tech 15.53 34 527.92
Driver 13.53 34 460.06
Capital Annualized Daily Cost Number of Units  
Vehicles2 38.48 34 1308.32
Human Biochemistry 35003 2.04 34 69.40
Sysmex XP 300 Hemotology4 6.12 34 208.19
Fees, Supplies, and Materials Cost per Unit Number of Units  
Per diem fees for PIH staff 2.18 102 222.36
Per diem fees for HC staff 15.53 68 1056.04
Daily fuel 11.96 34 406.64
Reagents
 ALAT 1.19 429 510.51
 ASAT 1.19 429 510.51
 Hematology 2.11 429 905.10
Other commodities
 Alcohol Swabs 0.33 429 139.89
 Cotton 0.11 429 46.63
 Gloves 0.13 429 55.96
 Needles 0.07 429 28.91
 Tubes 0.01 429 4.29
Medication Cost per Unit Number of Units  
DAAS 60.00 429 25,740.00
  TOTAL COST OF PROGRAM 38,335.11
  TOTAL COST PER PATIENT 89.36
  TOTAL COST PER PATIENT, EXCLUDING DAAS 29.36
  1. 1Overhead was calculated by allocating annual gross of salaries of ID team members proportionally to the total number of days each permanent ID staff member dedicated to this project
  2. 2Annualized cost of a vehicle assumes a purchase price of 76,087 an annual discount rate of 10 and a useful lifespan of 15 years
  3. 3 Annualized cost of Human Biochemistry 3500 machine assumes a purchase price of 3260 an annual discount rate of 10% and a useful lifespan of 10 years
  4. 4Annualized cost of Sysmex XP 300 Hemotology machine assumes a purchase price of 9782 an annual discount rate of 10% and a useful lifespan of 10 years