Table 5

Financial and economic cost per dose and per fully immunized girl without and with vaccine costs (2011 US$).

Without vaccine

With vaccine


Financial Cost

Economic Cost

Financial Cost

Economic Cost


Cost per dose

1.66

3.56

5.68

10.62

Cost per FIGa

5.77

12.40

19.79

37.01


aThe coverage of FIG is 65% assuming coverage rates for girls age 10 of 85%, 77% and 65% in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd round, respectively. FIG, fully immunized girl.

Hutubessy et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:136   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-136

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