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Table 3 Annual costs of caesarean deliveries by type of provider teams at district hospitals, Burkina Faso, 2006

From: A cost-effectiveness study of caesarean-section deliveries by clinical officers, general practitioners and obstetricians in Burkina Faso

  Cost of provider-led surgical team  
District hospitals Obstetricians General practitioners Clinical officers Number of
c-sections*
Barsalogo - 6 078 044 5 691 552 37
Bogande - 3 970 104 3 604 590 56
Boromo - 5 023 738 4 565 343 144
Boulsa - 2 253 927 1 889 286 4
Diebougou - 1 693 474 1 301 525 51
Diapaga - 1 829 962 1 466 812 81
Houndé - 3 328 228 2 958 590 112
Kongoussi - 4 443 142 4 079 992 27
Kossodo** 1 142 510 616 192 - 11
Nouna - 3 365 654 1 457 758 42
Orodara - 3 595 155 3 041 070 89
Pama - 1 895 451 1 513 389 12
Pissy** 3 639 716 2 576 760 - 3
Secteur 30** 20 950 981 - - 661
Solenzo - 3 855 850 2 893 375 87
Tougan - 7 482 383 7 058 708 61
Mean 8 577 736 3 466 938 3 222 433 92.375
  1. * From a prospective data collection on caesarean-sections per district hospital, during 2006
  2. ** Urban district hospitals