Pharmaceutical Management for Tuberculosis (PMTB) Assessment Manual

This tool can assist TB program managers, governments, and partners in evaluating country pharmaceutical system capacity to provide an uninterrupted supply of TB medicines. The evaluation tool also provides decision makers with information required for development of interventions.

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Sub-categories TB
  • Commodities Diagnostics, Medicines
  • Latest update 2005
  • Version Revised edition
  • Developed by MSH
  • When to use This tool can assist TB program managers, governments, and partners in evaluating country pharmaceutical system capacity to provide an uninterrupted supply of TB medicines. The evaluation tool also provides decision makers with information required for development of interventions.
  • Languages English
  • Level of use Central
  • Form PDF document, 742 KB
  • Amount of training / TA required None
  • Inputs & outputs None
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages The tool provides a stepwise approach –from the preparation of the study to the use of the results- to assess the pharmaceutical management of TB medicines. There are clear guidelines on the sources of information, the application of the tools and the analysis of the results.
  • Limitations This tool focuses on the supply chain management of TB medicines. The tools and methods to asses other components of the pharmaceutical management cycle (procurement, legal framework, human resources and financial management), may be found in RPM Plus. Rapid Pharmaceutical Management Assessment: An Indicator Based Approach.
  • Availability http://erc.msh.org/toolkit/toolkitfiles/file/FINAL-PMTB-Manual-for-Web.pdf
  • Remarks A hard copy can also be obtained from MSH.
  • Contact phtmis@msh.org
  • Submission date 2010-07-02 19:18:22