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Table 3 Unit Cost of COVID-19 Case Management for Mild/Moderate Patients

From: Cost estimates of COVID-19 clinical management in Myanmar

Inputs Unit Cost (MMK) Unit Cost (USD) Percentage of Total Cost
I. Total Direct Cost per patient 683,315 514 59%
1. Cost for Direct Contact Health Care Personnel per patient 51,928 39 4%
2. Cost for Medicine and Medical Commodities 270,145 203 23%
2.1. Cost for Medicine per patient 1446 1 0%
2.2. Cost for Medical Commodities per patient (Masks, Gloves, Gowns, Hand senstitizer, etc.) 58,985 44 5%
2.3. PPE cost per patient 189,103 142 16%
2.4. Cost of Medical Equipment per patient (BP cuff, thermometer, glucometer, pulse oximeter, syringe pump, etc.) 20,610 15 2%
3. Cost of investigations and Imaging 347,512 261 30%
3.1. Cost for Lab investigations per patient (Non-Covid) (CP(auto), urea &electrolytes, Liver/Renal Function tests, etc.) 131,000 98 11%
3.2. Cost for COVID-19 Test per patient 188,512 142 16%
3.3. Cost for Imaging per patient 28,000 21 2%
4. Cost for Oxygen therapy per patient 13,730 10 1%
5. Cost for ICU care per patient (Medical Equipment) 0%
II. Total Indirect Cost per Patient 471,907 355 41%
1. Cost for Non-Medical Equipment per patient (Furniture, computers, generators, etc.) 26,156 20 2%
2. Cost of General HR per patient (Admin staff, general workers, security, etc.) 91,186 69 8%
3. Cost of Center/Hospital Operation per patient (Electricity & Water bill, Maintenance, Meal cost, etc.) 354,565 267 31%
Total Cost
(Direct + Indirect)
1,155,222 869 100%
Cost per patient per day
(Mild-Moderate)
105,020 79