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Table 10 Health service unit costs in neighbouring countries (US$ adjusted to 2016 values)

From: Costing for universal health coverage: insight into essential economic data from three provinces in Cambodia

Country Year of data Cost per inpatient-day Cost per outpatient consultation
Cambodia 2016 Primary hospital: 41.74a
Secondary hospital: 38.21
Primary hospital: 7.76a
Secondary hospital: 41.53
Health centre: 3.00
Lao PDR* 2005 Primary hospital: 25.07
Secondary hospital: 32.70
Tertiary hospital: 44.66
Primary hospital: 6.80
Secondary hospital: 10.07
Tertiary hospital: 14.91
Health centre: 9.96
Thailand* 2017 Primary hospital: 75.84
Secondary hospital: 98.95
Tertiary hospital: 135.15
Primary hospital: 19.25
Secondary hospital: 27.30
Tertiary hospital: 40.38
Health centre: 14.88
Vietnam* 2005 Primary hospital: 37.47
Secondary hospital: 48.88
Tertiary hospital: 65.51
Primary hospital: 11.37
Secondary hospital: 16.13
Tertiary hospital: 23.87
Health centre: 11.65
  1. *source: World Health Organization. CHOosing Interventions that are Cost-Effective. 2017; http://www.who.int/choice/cost-effectiveness/en/ ; aunweighted average CPA1 and CPA2 hospitals