Table 1

Total cost of HIVST kit distribution by submodel

Horizontal PHC (ANC)Horizontal PHC (index)Vertical PHCFixed pointMobile integrationTransport hubsFlexible communityKey populationsSex worker networkWorkplace (third party)Workplace (direct)
Capital costs
 Start-up training$639$406$864$1286$575$2927$15 391$59$299$2287$343
 Building and storage$521$365$179$1634$1089$0$40 811$1083$0$14 072$6433
 Sensitisation$562$171$13 283$2643$213$5174$27 112$23 035$178$35 418$21 982
 Start-up other$97$61$2986$812$50$1356$8289$7723$106$7129$8289
 Equipment$1243$570$1440$8028$2979$24 941$3851$3784$399$7828$3110
 Vehicles$0$0$278$14 248$4749$15 794$3735$18$0$16 200$72
 Total capital costs$3061$1573$19 030$28 651$9652$50 192$99 189$35 701$983$82 934$40 229
Recurrent costs
 Personnel$48 444$31 041$77 051$306 208$13 875$247 623$1 345 003$4977$10 067$525 899$28 482
 Test kits$15 702$11 030$18 861$296 986$6258$470 604$2 131 716$46 279$35 188$608 985$126 812
 Other supplies$4926$4281$292$17 978$6291$50 547$42 018$1233$8345$17 035$5807
 Transportation$146$92$839$17 690$2425$17 840$167 964$1039$3295$60 324$2990
 Building operation and maintenance$4321$2970$83$180$11$43 375$18 645$455$24$462$2811
 Other recurrent costs$0$0$2027$0$0$27 020$198 877$5309$0$1887$26 166
 mHealth$1489$944$0$12 523$765$33 162$0$0$1640$32 141$0
 Total recurrent costs$73 538$49 415$99 153$651 565$29 625$890 169$3 904 223$59 292$58 558$1 246 733$193 069
Total cost of HIVST distribution$76 599$50 988$118 183$680 217$39 276$940 361$4 003 412$94 994$59 541$1 329 667$233 298
 Number of kits distributed545238306549103 1202173163 404543 42616 06912 218211 45343 032
 Cost per test kit distributed$14.05$13.31$18.05$6.60$18.07$5.75$7.37$5.91$4.87$6.29$5.30
  • ANC, antenatal care; HIVST, HIV self-testing; mHealth, mobile health; PHC, primary healthcare.