Table 1

List of multipliers

Multiplier nameExample usage in costing calculations
Country intermediate area count (eg, provinces, districts)One information technology officer per intermediate area
Country local area count (eg, counties, cities)One trainer for annual surveillance training per local area
Country total populationTwo veterinary officers per million population
Country national healthcare facilities countTwo mobile phones for surveillance units per healthcare facility
Number of meeting attendees (small, medium, large)One per diem per policy meeting attendee
  • Multipliers are used to adjust scale base costs according to country-specific parameters information. These multipliers are used iteratively throughout the costing calculations and can also be edited by the end user.