EFFECTIVENESS OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT TOWARDS REDUCTION OF STOCK-OUTS IN HEALTH ORGANAZATIONS: A CASE OF DODOMA REFERRAL HOSPITAL

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ABSTRACT

This study aimed at finding out how effectiveness inventory management reduces

stock-outs in health organization.

The study adopted the cross sectional research design and employed both probability

and non-probability random sampling. The sample size of 100 respondents was

adopted that include healthcare providers, inventory managers and healthcare receivers

in the study area. Data were analyzed descriptively, whiles the qualitative responses

were analyzed thematically.

Based on the results form data analysis and findings of the research, majority of

respondents said they understand the term inventory management. Most of the

respondents established that Dodoma referral hospital manage essential medicine as

inventory and most of the respondents documented that Dodoma referral hospital were

added inventory to the system manually.

Lastly, study recommended the following areas to be improved: determination of health

commodities need should be based on quantity of commodities requested and not only

the past consumption; health commodities must be delivered directly to the facilities

from the upper level facilities (MSD); PPRA should strengthens hospitals‟ tendering

processes; all facilities must use the first expiry first out (FEFO) method in the storage

and issuance of health commodities; DRRH should ensure proper inventory control

methods by setting accurate stock levels for all commodities and request accurate

quantities of commodities from the MSD on time.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). EFFECTIVENESS OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT TOWARDS REDUCTION OF STOCK-OUTS IN HEALTH ORGANAZATIONS: A CASE OF DODOMA REFERRAL HOSPITAL. Afribary.com: Retrieved May 10, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-inventory-management-towards-reduction-of-stock-outs-in-health-organazations-a-case-of-dodoma-referral-hospital

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "EFFECTIVENESS OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT TOWARDS REDUCTION OF STOCK-OUTS IN HEALTH ORGANAZATIONS: A CASE OF DODOMA REFERRAL HOSPITAL" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 26 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-inventory-management-towards-reduction-of-stock-outs-in-health-organazations-a-case-of-dodoma-referral-hospital . Accessed 10 May. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "EFFECTIVENESS OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT TOWARDS REDUCTION OF STOCK-OUTS IN HEALTH ORGANAZATIONS: A CASE OF DODOMA REFERRAL HOSPITAL". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 26 Apr. 2021. Web. 10 May. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-inventory-management-towards-reduction-of-stock-outs-in-health-organazations-a-case-of-dodoma-referral-hospital >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "EFFECTIVENESS OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT TOWARDS REDUCTION OF STOCK-OUTS IN HEALTH ORGANAZATIONS: A CASE OF DODOMA REFERRAL HOSPITAL" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed May 10, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-inventory-management-towards-reduction-of-stock-outs-in-health-organazations-a-case-of-dodoma-referral-hospital