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Table 3 Selected unit costs by inpatient service unit, MCH ('000 meticais, FY2001)

From: Two-tier charging in Maputo Central Hospital: Costs, revenues and effects on equity of access to hospital services

Department Service Unit Cost per admission Cost per patient day
Department of Medicine   
General medicine ward 1 2,204 362
General medicine ward 3 1,348 240
Neurology 17,459 396
Department of Surgery   
General surgery 15,889 1,414
General abdominal 2,264 534
Urology 4,478 498
Department of paediatrics   
Short duration 275 413
Neonatal care 1,231 228
Malnutrition 2,414 205
Department of orthopaedics   
Male orthopaedics 1 6,603 280
Female orthopaedics 5,482 290
Paediatrics 3,017 316
Obstetrics and Gynaecology   
General obstetrics 915 681
Gynaecology 2,301 285
  1. (M'000, FY2001)