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Table 2 Inventory management practices of HCs, Adama Town, 2017. (n = 6)

From: Availability of essential medicines and pharmaceutical inventory management practice at health centers of Adama town, Ethiopia

Variables Adama HC Anole HC Biftu HC Dembela HC Geda HC Hawas HC
Bin card available (updated) Amoxicillin Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (No) Yes (Yes) NA
ORS Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) NA
Mebendazole Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (No) Yes (No) NA
TTEO Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) NA
Paracetamol Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (No) Yes (Yes) NA
FEFOL Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (No) Yes (No) NA
RHZE Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (No) Yes (Yes) NA
Depo provera Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) NA
Ergometrine No (No) No (No) No (No) No (No) No (No) NA
Coartem Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) Yes (Yes) No (No) NA
Pentavalent V No (No) No (No) No (No) No (No) No (No) NA
Annual physical inventory Yes No Yes No No No
Policy and guideline for LMIS Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Functional computer system Yes No No No Yes No
Logistic forms used Bin cards Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Stock cards No Yes No Yes No No
RRF Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IFRR Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Facility form Yes No No No No No
FEFO/FIFO drug distribution system in the facility Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No (random)
Own EDL available Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Functional DTC available Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Who select drugs for EDL inclusion DTC Pharmacy unit only DTC DTC By HC head Pharmacy unit only
Source of drug PFSA Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Private supplier Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Transportation of drugs From PFSA The HC Health bureau Health bureau Health bureau The HC PFSA
From private suppliers The HC NA Health bureau NA The HC Heath bureau
Lead time From PFSA Less 1 week 1 to 2 month Less 1 week Less 1 week Less 1 week 2 months
From privates Less 1 week NA Less 1 week NA Less 1 week 2 weeks to 1 month