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Table 2 Availability of essential medicine (OB and LPGs) based on WHO/HAI methodology

From: Availability, pricing and affordability of essential medicines in Eastern Ethiopia: a comprehensive analysis using WHO/HAI methodology

Drugs (names, strengths and units) Availability of essential medicines
Originator brand (n = 60) Lowest price generics (n = 60)
Public facilities (%) Total
(n = (28)
Private facilities (%) Total (n = 32) Overall
(N = 60)
Public facilities (%) Total
(n = 28)
Private facilities (%) Total
(n = 32)
Overall
(N = 60)
Hospital (n = 9) HC
(n = 19)
Pharmacy
(n = 20)
DS
(n = 12)
Hospital
(n = 9)
HC
(n = 19)
Pharmacy
(n = 20)
DS
(n = 12)
Salbutamol 0.1 mg/dose 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 (5.0) 8 7 15 19 4 23 38 (63.3)
Metformin 500 mg tab 0 1 1 4 0 4 5 (8.3) 8 14 22 18 10 28 50 (83.3)
Bisoprolol 5 mg/tab 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 (1.7) 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 (1.7)
Captopril 25 mg tab 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 (1.7) 5 2 7 3 0 3 10 (16.7)
Simvastatin 20 mg tab/cap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 7 7 (11.7)
Amitriptyline 25 mg tab/cap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 7 13 9 22 29 (48.3)
Cipro 500 mg tab/cap 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 (1.7) 8 12 20 19 11 30 50 (83.3)
Cotri-mox 240/5 susp 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 12 19 12 31 43 (71.7)
Amox 500 mg cap/tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 18 26 19 11 30 56 (93.3)
Ceftriaxone 1 g vial 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 17 22 19 12 31 53 (88.3)
Diazepam 5 mg tab/cap 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 (1.7) 7 8 15 4 1 5 20 (33.3)
Diclofenac 50 mg tab/cap 0 0 0 4 1 5 5 (8.3) 6 14 20 18 10 28 48 (80.0)
Paracetamol 24 mg/ml susp 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 (3.3) 2 5 7 15 10 25 32 (53.3)
Omeprazole 20 mg tab/cap 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 (1.7) 7 15 22 20 12 32 54 (90.0)
Glibenclamide 5 mg tab/cap 0 0 0 13 6 19 19 (31.7) 9 13 22 14 3 17 39 (65.0
Atenolol 50 mg tab/cap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 8 18 5 23 31 (51.7)
Hyoscine BB 10 mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 14 22 16 6 22 44 (73.3
Metoclopramide HCl 10 mg tab 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 (1.7) 8 12 20 16 8 24 44 (73.3)
Bisacodyl 5 mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 9 15 13 9 22 37 (61.7)
ORS sack (1 L) 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 (3.3) 6 12 18 19 10 29 47 (78.3)
Loperamide 2 mg cap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 3 (5.0)
Amiodarone 200 mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 (1.7)
Furosemide 40 mg tab 0 1 1 2 1 3 4 (6.7) 8 10 18 19 9 28 46 (76.7)
Adrenaline 1 mg/ml inj 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 11 18 4 0 4 22 (36.7)
Paracetamol 500 mg tab 0 1 1 10 6 16 17 (28.3) 7 13 20 19 7 26 46 (76.7)
ASA 300 mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 12 9 3 12 24 (40.0)
ASA 100 mg tab 0 0 0 7 1 8 8 (13.3) 0 0 0 2 3 5 5 (8.3)
Ibuprofen 400 mg tab 0 0 0 1 2 3 3 (5.0) 5 12 17 18 9 27 44 (73.3)
Fluoxetine 20 mg cap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 10 7 1 8 18 (30.0)
Valproate 200 mg tab 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 (5.0) 4 1 5 5 0 5 10 (16.7)
Risperidone 1 mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 6 1 0 1 7 (11.7)
Haloperidol 5 (0.5) mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 6 4 0 4 10 (16.67)
Carbamazepine 200 mg tab 5 2 7 9 3 12 19 (31.7) 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 (3.3)
Allopurinol 100 mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 0 4 8 (13.3)
Amox 250 mg cap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 15 23 12 7 19 42 (70)
Ampicillin 500 mg inj 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 (1.7) 6 5 11 11 5 16 27 (45.0)
Cloxa 500 mg cap/tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 15 11 7 18 33 (55.0)
Beza Pen G 2.4 MIU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 8 4 0 4 12 (20.0)
Azithromycin 250 mg cap 1 3 4 1 1 2 6 (10.0) 1 2 3 8 4 12 15 (25.0)
Ceftazidime 1 g inj 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 6 2 8 10 (16.7)
Doxycycline 100 mg cap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 16 25 19 9 28 53 (88.3)
Metronidazole 250 mg caps 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 (1.7) 7 15 22 20 8 28 50 (83.3)
Cotri-mox 480 mg tabs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 14 16 5 21 35 (58.3)
Fluconazole 200 mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 8 9 3 12 20 (33.3)
Clindamycin 150 mg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 4 (6.7)
Hydrocortisone (50 mg/ml) inj 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 10 14 7 21 31 (51.7)
PTU 50 mg tab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 3 1 4 9 (15.0)
Fefol 200 mg + 0.5 mg cap 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 (1.7) 5 4 9 15 6 21 30 (50.0)
TTC 1% ointment 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 (3.3) 4 10 14 13 7 20 34 (56.7)
Albendazole 200 mg tab 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 (1.7) 2 6 8 10 7 17 25 (41.7)
Total 8 12 20 61 27 88 108 239 356 595 557 257 814 1409
Maximum expected 450 950 1400 1000 600 1600 3000 450 950 1400 1000 600 1600 3000
Overall average % (pooled) 1.78 1.26 1.43 6.10 4.50 5.50 3.60 53.11 37.47 42.50 55.70 42.83 50.88 46.97