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Table 2 Costs of implementing monthly RAP for 18 months and initial Veriben B12® injections

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

Cost items Total (US$) % of the Total
A) Capital items   
Specialised equipment (spray pumps) 583 1.0
Vehicle 1,900 3.2
Other equipment (laptop and GPS units) 65 0.1
Total capital 2,548 4.3
B) Recurrent expenditure   
Trypanocidal injections (Veriben B12, needles, syringes, injection water) 3,476 5.9
Vectocid 3,402 5.8
Spray pump service 450 0.8
Protective clothing (gloves, facemasks, overalls, gumboots) 516 0.9
Payments to village heads and communication 912 1.5
Vehicle running and travel 7,564 12.8
Staff salaries 20,700 35.0
Staff travel allowances 19,519 33.0
Total recurrent 56,539 95.7
C) Overall total 59,087 100.0
RAP &Veriben B12 per individual animal for 18 months (n:4,309) 13.71
Cost per animal per month 0.76