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Table 3 Health professionals’ perception on level of transparency of 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

Transparency SD* D* N* A* SA*
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
My facility develops and follows written procedures for all procurement actions 28 (14.7) 54 (28.4) 14 (7.4) 87 (45.8) 7 (3.7)
Makes the tender process and results information public to the maximum extent 37 (19.5) 102 (53.7) 6 (3.2) 41 (21.6) 4 (2.1)
There are no separate deals with non-contracted suppliers 10 (5.3) 39 (20.5) 41 (21.6) 89 (46.8) 11 (5.8)
Different committees, units or individuals involved selection, quantification, approval and award of contracts 32 (16.8) 82 (43.2) 6 (3.2) 64 (33.7) 6 (3.2)
The procurement system in this facility is operating in a totally transparent manner 14 (8.4) 53 (27.9) 43 (22.6) 74 (38.9) 6 (3.2)
  1. SD* strongly disagree, D* disagree, N* neutral, A* agree, SA* strongly agree