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Table 1 Stock situation for selected IMCI essential drugs before(1997) and after (1998) cost recovery

From: Evaluating Niger's experience in strengthening supervision, improving availability of child survival drugs through cost recovery, and initiating training for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

  Cotrimoxazole Chloroquine ORS Packets
  480 mg 100 mg   
Stock Management Indicator (Box of 1000 tablets) (Box of 1000 tablets)   
  Before After Before After Before After
  (1997) (1998) (1997) (1998) (1997) (1998)
Konni District:       
Number of Stockouts 1 1 3 0 2 0
Duration of Stockouts 3 months 1 month 19 days 0 10 months 0
Average Monthly Consumption 19.6 boxes 39.4 boxes 20.1 boxes 56.4 boxes 84 packets 1455 packets
Boboye District:       
Number of Stockouts 0 1 1 1 1 0
Duration of Stockouts 0 4 months 4 months 2 months 1.5 months 0
Average Monthly Consumption 33.1 boxes 14.2 boxes 29 boxes 60.1 boxes 400 packets 572 packets