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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of health professionals involved in logistics activities at Public health facilities of West Wollega zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia, May 2019

From: Inventory management performance for family planning, maternal and child health medicines in public health facilities of West Wollega zone, Ethiopia

S. no. Variables Hospital frequency (%) Health center frequency (%) Total frequency (%)
1 Professionals under pharmacy unit Pharmacist 24 (63.2%) 3 (7.7%) 27 (35.1%)
Druggist 14 (36.8%) 21 (53.8%) 35 (45.4%)
Nurse 0 (0%) 14 (35.9%) 14 (18.2%)
Health Officer 0 (0%) 1 (2.6%) 1 (1.3%)
2 Service year of store managers < 1 year 1 (25%) 4 (21.1%) 5 (21.7%)
1–5 year 1 (25%) 8 (42.1%) 9 (39.1%)
> 5 year 2 (50%) 7 (36.3%) 9 (39.1%)
3 Education qualification (staff of pharmacy unit) Degree (B. Pharm) 24 (63.2%) 3 (7.7%) 27 (35.1%)
Degree (note pharmacy) 0 (0%) 1 (2.6%) 1 (1.3%)
Diploma (Pharmacy) 14 (36.8%) 21 (53.8%) 35 (45.4%)
Diploma (Nurse) 0 (0%) 14 (35.9%) 14 (18.2%)
4 Store managers received training IPLS 4 (100%) 14 (73.7%) 18 (78.3%)
SC overview 2 (50%) 4 (21.1%) 6 (26.1%)
Never trained 0 (0%) 5 (26.3%) 5 (21.7%)
5 Principal person managing medicines Pharmacist 3 (75%) 1 (5.5%) 4 (17.4%)
Druggist 1 (25%) 8 (42.1%) 9 (39.1%)
Clinical Nurses 0 (0%) 10 (52.8%) 10 (43.5%)