Table 3

Breakdown of cost per woman tested in US$2015

Single RDT armDual RDT arm
Hospital (n=1)Health centre (n=5)Hospital (n=3)Health centre (n=3)
Start-up costs*$0.68$0.75$0.62$0.84
Clinical staff salaries$3.69$6.02$11.58$7.77
Diagnostics†$3.54$3.54$5.31$5.31
Quality assurance$0.19$0.19$0.21$0.14
Cost per woman tested$8.10$10.70$17.72$14.06
  • *Includes training costs.

  • †Diagnostics includes the costs of the test kits and other supplies used for testing.

  • RDT, rapid diagnostic test.