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Table 2 Average cost per year and itemized costs for community-based TB care by four INGOs in Myanmar, 2013a -2014

From: Different challenges, different approaches and related expenditures of community-based tuberculosis activities by international non-governmental organizations in Myanmar

Cost items INGOs
  (A) Cost in US$ (%) (B) (C) (D)
Total cost 550 221 140 754 316 173 239 650
Human resource     
 Staff salary 248 555 (45) 26 568(19) 190 099 (60) 59 241(25)
 Volunteer incentive 40 142 (7) 8 878 (6) 4 372 (1) 19 999(8)
Training     
 Volunteers 14 438 (3) 27 596 (20) 2 001 (1) 9 945 (4)
 INGO staff   3 946 (5) 2 266 (1) 8 989 (4)
Communication materials 15 236 (3) 5 338 (4) 4 111 (1) 7 059 (3)
Health products and equipment 12 514 (2) 0 24 090 (8) 427(0.2)
Patient support 92 820(17) 29 238 (21) 26 007 (8) 99 585 (42)
Monitoring and evaluation 25 194 (5) 3 649 (3) 15 368 (5) 11 937 (5)
Planning and administration 31 463 (6) 0 4 888 (2) 14 275 (6)
Overhead and general operational expenses 69 859(13) 32 148 (23) 42 971 (14) 8 193 (3)
  1. acost data from 2013 were adjusted for inflation and expressed in 2014 constant prices