SurvCost: Estimating the Cost of Surveillance

SurvCost is a spreadsheet-based tool developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to aid public health officials in estimating the cost of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) systems at national, region/province, district, and health facility levels.

Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/healthprotection/ghsb/idsr/tools/survcost.html

It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Accreditation / Essential Services: Disease surveillance and response is part of the core services of public health and this tool can aid in estimating funds needed to perform associated tasks.
  • Fiscal and Service Issues: SurvCost estimates the costs of seven categories of resources: personnel, office operating items, transportation, laboratory materials and supplies, treatment and programmatic response items, media or public awareness campaigns, and capital items.

 
This resource is also linked to the Roadmap. Select a link below to read more about each area.

  • Fiscal and Service Implications / Phase Two: SurvCost estimates the costs of seven categories of resources: personnel, office operating items, transportation, laboratory materials and supplies, treatment and programmatic response items, media or public awareness campaigns, and capital items.