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Table 1 Full cost of RAP, Veriben B12® injections, deworming and biophysical monitoring (research) for 18 months

From: Cost analysis of options for management of African Animal Trypanosomiasis using interventions targeted at cattle in Tororo District; south-eastern Uganda

Cost items Intervention cost = X (US$) Research cost = Y (US$) Total cost = Z (US$) X as % of totala Y as % of totala Z as % of totala
A) Capital items       
Specialised equipment (spray pumps) 583 0 583 0.4 0.0 0.4
Vehicle 2,200 300 2,500 1.4 0.2 1.6
Other equipment (laptop and GPS units) 66 0 66 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total capital 2,848 300 3,148 1.8 0.2 2.0
B) Recurrent expenditure       
Spray pump service 450 0 450 0.3 0.0 0.3
Vectocid 3,402 0 3,402 2.1 0.0 2.1
Cattle ear tags and ear tag applicators 0 5,583 5,583 0.0 3.5 3.5
Protective gear (gloves, overalls, masks and gumboots) 362 314 677 0.2 0.2 0.4
Trypanocidal injections (Veriben, needles, syringes, injection water) 3,477 0 3,477 2.2 0.0 2.2
Albendazole 10 % and its administration syringes 1,437 0 1,437 0.9 0.0 0.9
Sample taking, packaging and postage (capillary tubes, lancets, FTA cards and pouches, silica gel desiccants and courier fees) 0 15,682 15,682 0.0 9.8 9.8
Stationery 0 1,400 1,400 0.0 0.9 0.9
Vehicle running and travel 8,758 1,194 9,953 5.5 0.8 6.2
Staff salaries 25,920 43,080 69,000 16.2 26.9 43.1
Staff travel allowances 24,418 17,444 41,862 15.3 10.9 26.2
Payments to village heads and communication 1,049 2,911 3,959 0.7 1.8 2.5
Total recurrent 69,273 87,609 156,881 43.3 54.8 98.0
C) Overall total 72,121 87,909 160,029a 45.1 54.9 100.0
Project cost per animal for 18 months (n:4,309) 16.7 20.4 37.1 45.1b 54.9b 100.0 b
Cost per animal per month 0.93 1.13 2.06 45.1c 54.9c 100.0c
  1. aTotal Project Cost,bas a percentage of animal cost for 1.5 years, cas a percentage of animal cost per month