Analysis of Implementation of Drugs Management Policy in Public & Private Hospitals in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Assani Ramazani Raymond
Lutula Ndjadi Raphael

Abstract

Introduction: This study, which was conducted from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018,           aims to assess the level of compliance with formal drug management standards at the Mangobo General Reference Hospital and the Kisangani Millennium Polyclinic and to verify which of                   the two medical structures successfully applies formal drug management standards more than the other.

Methods: The study involved 30 randomly selected subjects, 15 at the Mangobo General Reference Hospital and 15 at the Kisangani Millennium Polyclinic, as well as all the agents involved in drug management in these two hospitals in the Democratic Republic of Congo. For data collection, we used the questionnaire and comparative analysis.

Results: After analysis, we found that the formal standards of drug management would be impeccably respected at the Kisangani Millennium Polyclinic compared to the Mangobo General Reference Hospital. Furthermore, 87% of respondents confirmed the existence of the national list of essential and generic drugs at the Mangobo General Reference Hospital and 67% at the Kisangani Millennium Polyclinic. 73% of respondents confirmed the logistic cycle of control of drug supply at the Mangobo General Reference Hospital; 40% of the respondents confirmed that the managers of the Kisangani Millennium Polyclinic make greater use of the service criteria used to select medicines; finally, 73% of the managers use the monthly average calculation of the consumption of medicines to calculate the consumption of their medicines at the pharmacy of the Kisangani Millennium Polyclinic.

Keywords:
Analysis, implementation, drugs, management, policy, public, private, hospitals

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Raymond, A. R., & Raphael, L. N. (2021). Analysis of Implementation of Drugs Management Policy in Public & Private Hospitals in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 27(1), 29-47. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2021/v27i130346
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Original Research Article

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