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PSM Area - Capacity building, Monitoring & Evaluation
Tool name Harmonized monitoring & evaluation indicators for PSM systems. Early warning indicators to prevent stock-outs and overstocking of antiretroviral, antituberculosis and antimalaria medicines
Sub-categories HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB
Commodities Medicines
Latest update 2011
Version None
Developed by WHO/OMS
When to use When tracking the performance of PSM systems for ARVs, anti-TB and anti-malaria medicines. These are early warning indicators to prevent stock outs and overstocks.
Languages English
Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
Form PDF document, 908 KB
Amount of training / ta required 1 week
Inputs & Outputs None
Cost Free
Advantages Coordinated M&E approach at country level. The indicators have been pilot tested in 9 countries.
Limitations Need for an established M&E Unit to collect and analyse data.
Remarks Hard copies are also available at WHO/AMDS. Contact: Dr. Vincent Habiyambere
Submission date 2011-04-26
1:   09-01-2012 Switzerland
We would like to collect all best practice countgry case studies. We just have one from Zimbabwe which shaws that the National LMIS Unit has succeded to prevent stock outs and losses. Vincent
2:   28-06-2012 Nepal
We would like to use it as best practice tool for Essential Health Commodities and HIV Commodities within Logistics Management Information System (LMIS) for betterment field monitoring purpose as a local development partner of Ministry of Health, USAID and UNDP since 1994 on Health Logistic Management Sector. Management Support Services (P) Ltd. Kathmandu, Nepal e-mail: website:
3:   26-07-2012 Netherlands
It's a pleasure to know you are using this tool and hopefully the tool has been useful for the project. PSM Toolbox Administrator.
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