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.
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
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.
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 >.
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