The following data represents preliminary results based on M & E data collected on a monthly basis.
Pharmaceutical Practice: The average score for appropriate dispensing—including giving proper instructions on how to take medication and possible side effects—increased by 19 percentage points (from 41% to 60%).
Data Quality: The accuracy of stock on hand and consumption data reported increased by 17 percentage points (from 55% percent report accuracy to 73%).
Storeroom Management: The average score for appropriate health center storeroom management – including organizing medicines by “First to Expire, First Out” – increased by 7 percentage points (from 72% to 79%).
Time Spent on Logistics: Clinical staff time at health centers spent on logistics tasks decreased by an average of 39 hours per month (from 48 hours to 9).
An independent evaluation is currently being conducted by University of Washington Global Medicines Program with results expected EOY 2016. IMPACT STUDY PROTOCOL