Pediatric ARV Cost Comparator tool

When considering pediatric ARV optimization and the cost difference in drug formulations selected for a preferred regimen – Use ahead of an upcoming quantification exercise or planned procurement order cycle as an optimization costing check.

Pricing, Procurement, Selection

  • Sub-categories HIV/AIDS
  • Commodities Medicines
  • Latest update 2016-02-24 00:00:00
  • Version 1.0
  • Developed by CHAI
  • When to use When considering pediatric ARV optimization and the cost difference in drug formulations selected for a preferred regimen - Use ahead of an upcoming quantification exercise or planned procurement order cycle as an optimization costing check.
  • Languages English
  • Level of use Central, Regional
  • Form
  • Amount of training / TA required Minimal - a few minutes to read the instructions, understand the drop down menus and inputs needed and interpret the output graphics
  • Inputs & outputs INPUTS: -Pediatric ARV formulation -Unit cost (price per pack in USD) -Quantity of packs to compare across each formulation type (i.e. syrup, tablet, FDC). OUTPUTS: -Total cost (product + shipping) across formulation type - Bar Graph of price per patient year across formulation type
  • Cost Free including TA
  • Advantages This allows a direct cost comparison and automatic visualization of the price difference across pediatric ARV formulations and regimens - including estimates of shipping cost differences across product types
  • Limitations This cost comparator tool does NOT replace a costing from a quantification tool; Shipping cost estimates provided by PFSCM are based on medium-order volumes - so less applicable to products in small demand
  • Availability Free to all organizations with ARV program.
  • Remarks Screenshots of a filled-in template in ppt are provided to highlight full tool functionality. Please direct any questions to Aude Wilhelm, Procurement Manager, Drug Access Team, Clinton Health Access Initiative
  • Downloadable files Pediatric ARV Cost Comparator Tool_share.xlsx
  • Contact awilhelm@clintonhealthaccess.org
  • Submission date 2016-02-29 02:00:00