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Table 6 Total annual direct, indirect and overall costs for all women receiving PAC nationally and for women needing but not currently receiving care, by facility type (USD 2018)

From: The health system costs of post abortion care in Tanzania

  Facility type   
National Hospital Regional Hospital District/ Cottage Hospital Health Center/ PHCU+ Dispensary/ PHCU All facilities
National, provision of PAC for 77,814 women
Direct costs
  Personnel 50,722 16% 199,383 19% 354,295 15% 41,754 6% 2515 3% 648,669 14%
  Medical supplies 251,084 79% 813,016 78% 1,680,432 71% 550,135 79% 61,094 85% 3,355,760 75%
  Total direct 301,806 95% 1,012,399 97% 2,034,726 86% 591,888 85% 63,609 88% 4,004,428 89%
Indirect costs
  Capital 2461 1% 1296 0% 29,909 1% 22,350 3% 962 1% 56,977 1%
  Overhead 2466 1% 12,023 1% 102,627 4% 25,556 4% 2375 3% 145,048 3%
  Adm. Staff 12,060 4% 22,736 2% 193,454 8% 52,543 8% 5264 7% 286,056 6%
  Total indirect 16,986 5% 36,055 3% 325,990 14% 100,448 15% 8601 12% 488,081 11%
  Total costs 318,792 100% 1,048,453 100% 2,360,717 100% 692,337 100% 72,210 100% 4,492,509 100%
National, required additional care for 114,272 women
Direct costs
  Personnel 74,487 16% 292,800 19% 520,293 15% 61,316 6% 3694 3% 952,590 14%
  Medical supplies 368,724 79% 1,193,939 78% 2,467,766 71% 807,890 79% 89,718 85% 4,928,036 75%
  Total direct 443,211 95% 1,486,739 97% 2,988,058 86% 869,206 85% 93,412 88% 5,880,626 89%
Indirect costs
  Capital 3613 1% 1903 0% 43,923 1% 32,821 3% 1413 1% 83,672 1%
  Overhead 3621 1% 17,656 1% 150,711 4% 37,530 4% 3488 3% 213,007 3%
  Adm. Staff 17,710 4% 33,388 2% 284,093 8% 77,160 8% 7730 7% 420,082 6%
  Total indirect 24,945 5% 52,947 3% 478,727 14% 147,512 15% 12,631 12% 716,761 11%
  Total costs 468,156 100% 1,539,686 100% 3,466,785 100% 1,016,718 100% 106,043 100% 6,597,388 100%
National, expenses incurred by patients currently
  PAC fees 680,452   227,807   88,954   33,199   8620   1,039,031  
  PAC supplies 8986   10,744   29,522   13,514   850   63,615  
  Fees+supplies 689,437   238,551   118,475   46,713   9469   1,102,646  
  1. Medical supplies: = Consumables, small equipment, medications, and laboratory tests