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Table 2 Health professionals’ perception on level of accountability pharmaceutical procurement in public health facilities of Jimma Zone, April 2019 (n = 190)

From: Health professionals’ perception of pharmaceuticals procurement performance in public health facilities in Southwestern Ethiopia

Accountability SD* D* N* A* SA*
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
My facility adopts and uses STGs and facility-specific medicine list 11 (5.8) 61 (32.1) 8 (4.2) 91 (47.9) 19 (10.0)
Facility’s procurement present results to the appropriate public supervisory 13 (6.8) 49 (25.8) 14 (7.4) 103 (54.2) 11 (5.8)
Due to lack of reliable specifications no unfit products procured 12 (6.3) 47 (24.7) 26 (13.7) 76 (40.0) 29 (15.3)
My facility reliably quantifies consumptions 22 (11.6) 111 (58.4) 9 (4.7) 41 (21.6) 7 (3.7)
My facility uses key indicators such as ratio of prices to world market and supplier lead time to evaluate supplier performance 58 (30.5) 90 (47.4) 11 (5.8) 28 (14.7) 3 (1.6)
Reports key procurement performance indicators against target plans 70 (36.8) 77 (40.5) 13 (6.8) 22 (11.6) 8 (4.20
Uses a formal monitoring system to ensure continued supplier qualifications 27 (14.2) 63 (33.2) 8 (4.2) 80 (42.1) 12 (6.3)
  1. SD* strongly disagree, D* disagree, N* neutral, A* agree, SA* strongly agree