Audit of USAID/West Africa’s Procurement and Distribution of Commodities in Côte d’Ivoire for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/West Africa require the Partnership for Supply Chain Management, in conjunction with the Public Health Pharmacy, to develop an action plan to implement an adequate inventory management system.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/West Africa require the Partnership for Supply Chain Management to develop an action plan with a timetable to train the local staff of the Partnership for Supply Chain Management and the staffs of the Public Health Pharmacy and the district pharmacies in managing inventory and developing systems to track and report usage of commodities.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/West Africa require the Partnership for Supply Chain Management, in conjunction with the Public Health Pharmacy, to resume work on the annex warehouse and set an operational timeframe and completion date for the new warehouse.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/West Africa, in conjunction with the Partnership for Supply Chain Management and the Public Health Pharmacy, develop an action plan to implement measures to improve storage conditions for the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief commodities.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/West Africa appoint a monitoring officer to implement a system that regularly validates the quality of reported data on the number of active patients, perform validation and verification of the implementers' reported results, and provide effective guidance to health facilities on why and how to collect accurate information.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/West Africa develop procedures to verify that implementers consistently apply Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator's definitions of "antiretroviral therapy service outlets" and "active patients."

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Recommendation 7

USAID/West Africa develop a procedure for implementers to establish and maintain a comprehensive list of antiretroviral therapy service outlets that dispense antiretroviral drugs, including the names of the implementer and the donor providing financial support and the source of the data concerning the number of patients undergoing treatment.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/West Africa develop a plan of action with the Partnership for Supply Chain Management to quantify the surplus of antiretroviral commodities and identify a mechanism to use the commodities before they expire.

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