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Table 6 Intervention costs (Samoan Tala) from a government perspective

From: Process evaluation of Samoa’s national salt reduction strategy (MASIMA): what interventions can be successfully replicated in lower-income countries?

Intervention component Total costs Personnel costs Other costs (print material, travel, venue, etc)
WST % WST % WST %
Research officers across all intervention components 105,439 39 105,439 65 0 0
Awareness campaigns 94,665 35 28,681 18 65,985 61
 WSAW 2015 71,127   23,593   47,534  
 WSAW 2014 11,700   143   11,558  
 Health promotion officers 3760   3760   0  
 Other (TV, booths, materials) 8078   1185   6893  
Community engagement and mobilization 56,728 21 23,297 14 33,431 31
 Village women representatives meeting 19,317   11,597   7719  
 Other community engagement activities 22,630   11,700   10,930  
 IEC materials and other 14,782   0   14,782  
Salt-related regulations 2425 1 0 0 2425 2
School nutrition standards 5513 2 5,76 3 437 0.4
Engagement with food industry 6941 2 665 0.4 6277 6
Total 271,711 100 163,157 100 108,554 100
  1. WST Samoan Tala, % percentage, WSAW World Salt Awareness Week, IEC Information, Education and Communication materials