Table 4. Calculated Operating Budget and Utilization Ratea for Selected DRC Hospitals by Type of Hospital Service
HospitalSurgery (including obstetrics)Total (for all hospital services)Surgery Component of Total
Normative Hospital
Utilization rate0.050.1533.30%
Demba Hospital
Utilization rate0.0030.039.00%
Kabare Hospital
Utilization rate0.010.153.33%
  • Abbreviation: DRC, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • a Costs are per inhabitant per year in US$. Utilization rate is the number of cases per inhabitant per year.