Estimates of Unit Costs for Patient Services for Uganda
The table on Hospital Costs presents the estimated cost per hospital stay and per outpatient visit by hospital level1. Unit costs are specific to public hospitals, with occupancy
rate of 80% and representing the "hotel" component of hospital costs, i.e., excluding drugs and diagnostic tests
and including other costs such as personnel, capital and food costs.
The table on Health Centre Costs presents cost per visit for primary care facilities, i.e. health centres,
at different levels of population coverage. It includes all cost components
including depreciated capital items but excludes drugs and diagnostics.
The results are presented in International dollars and local currency units of 2005.
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