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REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IN REFUGEE SITUATIONS: AN INTER-AGENCY FIELD MANUAL
CHAPTER FIVE
Annex 8
 

Example for estimating of drug requirements and costs for a population of 200,000
 

 

Treatment
Protocol

Cost per treatment in US$

Total cost in US$

Population 15-44 years
50% of total population

100000

 

Expected % of STD (1)

5 %

5000

 

Expected % of genital ulcers

20% of (1)

1000

benzathine benzyl-penicillin 2.4 MU 1 dose
plus erythromycin, 500mg 3/ day x 7 days

0.24
plus 1.68
= 1.92

1920

Expected % of urethal discharge

50% of (1)

2500

ciprofloxacin, 500mg x 1
plus doxycyclin, 100mg 2/ day x 7 days

 

4725

Expected % of cervicitis

5% of (1)

250

ciprofloxacin, 500mg
plus doxycyclin, 100mg 2/ day x 7 days

1.89

473

Expected % of vaginitis

25% of (1)

1250

metronidazole, 2gr
plus nystatin 2p/ day x 14 days

0.04
plus 0.50
= 0.79

988

Condoms estimate during STD management

 

5000
x 12
=60000

 

US$ 5.40 per 144 pieces

2250

Total US$

10,356


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