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Table 2 Training costs

From: Task-shifting alcohol interventions for HIV+ persons in Kenya: a cost-benefit analysis

Details Unit of issue No. of units Unit cost Total KES per line item Total KES per category Total USD per line item Total USD per category
Personnel
Counselor supervisor consultants:
 2-week training plus 5 days training prep for 4 consultants Day of pay × 4 consultants 76 KES 2,000 KES 152,000   $1,798  
 Supervision after training (days = 12 sites × 18 weeks × 1 day/week) Day of pay 216 KES 2,000 KES 432,000   $5,111  
 Travel to sites (days = 12 sites × 18 weeks × 1 day/week) Days of travel 216 KES 1,000 KES 216,000   $2,555  
 Phone consulation after training (2 calls/site/mo for 8 mos) Phone call 192 KES 300 KES 57,600   $681  
Counselor consultants total      KES 857,600   $10,146
Medical/Psychiatry trainers:
 10 day training of diploma nurses by 2 physicians (2–3 h session for each physician) Days of training 10 KES 10,000 KES 100,000   $1,183  
 Consultation after training, and training (10% FTE for 5 years for one physician) Year salary 0.5 KES 1,440,000 KES 720,000   $8,518  
Psychiatry total      KES 820,000   $9,701
Per diems for trainees
 Counselors (12 days × 24 counselors) Days of training × 24 288 KES 3,500 KES 1,008,000   $11,925  
 Diploma Nurses (10 days × 12 nurses) Days of training × 12 120 KES 3,500 KES 420,000   $4,969  
Per diems total      KES 1,428,000   $16,893
Training materials
 Training workbooks and treatment manuals Piece 43 KES 900 KES 38,700   $458  
 Audiorecorders Piece 12 KES 4,000 KES 48,000   $568  
 Rechargeable batteries Piece 24 KES 200 KES 4,800   $57  
 Battery charger Piece 12 KES 1,040 KES 12,480   $148  
 Posters Piece 36 KES 1,100 KES 39,600   $468  
 Sharp pointed pen Packet 2 KES 500 KES 1,000   $12  
 Whiteboard markers Packet 2 KES 1,200 KES 2,400   $28  
Training materials total      KES 146,980   $1,739
Conference center
 Facility Days of room rental 12 KES 12,000 KES 144,000   $1,704  
 Lunch and tea (participants x days) ++ Lunches 486 KES 900 KES 437,400   $5,174  
Conference center total      KES 581,400   $6,878
Start up costs        
 Furniture        
 File cabinet piece 12 16500 KES 198,000   $2,342  
 Stacking plastic chair piece 144 800 KES 115,200   $1,363  
 Whiteboards piece 12 8500 KES 102,000   $1,207  
Furniture total      KES 415,200   $4,912
Equipment        
 Cellphone for calls for assessments piece 12 4000 KES 48,000   $568  
 Cashbox piece 12 5999 KES 71,988   $852  
Equipment total      KES 119,988   $1,419
TOTAL TRAINING COSTS      KES 4,369,168   $51,688
  1. Notes: These projections are based on 2-week training sessions at 12 sites
  2. ++ 24 counselors × 12 days = 288; 4 counselor trainers × 12 days = 48; 12 nurses × 10 days = 120; 3 physicians × 10 days = 30. Thus, total lunches = 486
  3. Sources for salaries and per-diem rates:
  4. Accommodation and subsistence allowance for officers travelling on duty within and outside Kenya. Memo from the office of the Prime Minister, Government of Kenya, 12 November 2009, Ref. No. MSPS 18/2A/(89)
  5. Re-alignment of the salary structure for civil servants. Memo from the Office of the Prime Minister, Government of Kenya, 25 June 2012, Ref. No. MSPS 2/6/4A Vol. X/(2)
  6. Re-alignment of teachers’ salary with those of civil servants. Memo from the Teacher Service Commission, 1 October 2012, Circular No 21/2012, Ref. TSC/ADM/192A/35
  7. Rates of allowances payable to government sponsored trainees. Memo from the Office of the President, Government of Kenya, 1 November 2004, Ref. No. OP/CAB.2/12A