Learning Outcomes for Study Session 6

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

6.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 6.1)

6.2  Describe the actions you would take to maintain essential Health Post equipment and prevent breakdowns. (SAQ 6.2)

6.3  Describe how you would manage Health Post stores in order to maintain essential health services in your community and reduce wastage. (SAQ 6.3)

6.4  Explain how you would estimate quantities of drugs and other consumable supplies on the basis of rates of use. (SAQ 6.4)

6.5  Explain why it is important to educate Health Post staff, volunteers, patients and parents about the correct use of drugs and other consumable supplies issued to them. (SAQ 6.5)

Study Session 6  Management of Supplies at Health Post Level

6.1  What are the supplies at your Health Post?