FoCaMed

When forecasting ARV requirements

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  • Sub-categories HIV/AIDS
  • Commodities Medicines
  • Latest update 2006
  • Version None
  • Developed by medICT
  • When to use When forecasting ARV requirements
  • Languages English
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form Software will be available on CD-ROM
  • Amount of training / TA required If required: two day training and/or assistance in profiling base tables FoCaMed
  • Inputs & outputs Inputs: ARV treatment regimens and protocols; Expected number of patients per treatment protocol, incl. scaling up; ARV order pack sizes and prices; Lead times; ARV dispensing data of individual patients (monthly). Outputs: Forecasted monthly consumption (monthly basis); procurement plan; ARV monitoring statistics (monthly basis).
  • Cost Free; when TA is required a small fee will be charged
  • Advantages Adjustments in procurement planning can be made throughout the forecasting period taking into consideration differences in used assumptions (inputs)
  • Limitations None
  • Availability http://www.google.nl/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CCsQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.who.int%2Fpmnch%2Fknowledge%2Ftools%2Fplanning_budgeting_forecast.xls&ei=z514VLzwBYLBPK2FgYgF&usg=AFQjCNE4-kkQrvPNIxJ1u2DRH5Dt_xsUQg&sig2=6QsROfBh6JSxERT60CB84g&bvm=bv.80642063,d.ZWU
  • Remarks Minimum system requirements: Windows XP/540 MB ram
  • Contact Gert Kaasschieter (MedICT) g.kaasschieter@medict.nl
  • Submission date 2010-05-11 17:52:52