Second-line TB drug estimation tool

For forecasting and budgeting annual MDR-TB medicines, using WHO approved regimes and GDF supplied medicines.

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  • Sub-categories TB
  • Commodities Medicines
  • Latest update 2008
  • Version None
  • Developed by Global Drug Facility
  • When to use For forecasting and budgeting annual MDR-TB medicines, using WHO approved regimes and GDF supplied medicines.
  • Languages English
  • Level of use Central
  • Form MS Excel sheet; 314 KB
  • Amount of training / TA required Minimal- a few hours
  • Inputs & outputs Inputs: country, years of enrolment, duration of regimen phases, no. of patients, no. of months on treatment, and patient enrolment. Outputs: list of drugs, total amounts of drugs by month and yearly, and total cost of each drug and total for cohort by year.
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages Very easy to use.
  • Limitations Only provides list of formulations and packaging provided by GDF. The tool does not allow inputting current stocks.
  • Availability http://www.who.int/tb/challenges/mdr/greenlightcommittee/sld_estimation_&_request_tool.xls
  • Remarks You need to enable macros.
  • Contact gdf@who.int
  • Submission date 2010-10-05 16:46:06