A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Health Sciences Program Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Heights, Quezon City
in Partial Fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
Hannah Paula V. Doromal Muriel Tania L. Go
ADD BFAD BHC CHD DOH DBM DBMS EPI EPC FAMUS GAAM ICER Namfrel NSB QMMC RHU RFID SMS TDFI – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Automated Drug Dispensing system Bureau of Food and Drugs Barangay Health Centers Center for Health Development Department of Health Department of Budget and Management Database Management System Expanded Program on Immunization Electronic Product Codes Family Health Management by/for Urban Settlers Government Accounting and Auditing Manual Incremental Cost-effectiveness Ratio National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections Net Social Benefit Quirino Memorial Medical Center Rural Health Units Radio Frequency Identification Short Message Service Tropical Disease Foundation Inc.
A B S T R A C T
The current system of drug inventory in the Philippine public health facilities is manually done and is mostly paper recorded, thus making it error-prone and inefficient. Medicine oversupply and shortages are not immediately addressed leading to increased holding costs and a higher incidence of distressing unavailability of medicines for patients. Inventory is not regularly monitored consequently increasing the expired and soon-to-be expired medicines in stock. This study seeks to address these issues by introducing a Radio Frequency Identification system that will: a.) decrease percent stock variation, b.) decrease the percentage of expired and soon-to-be expired drugs, and c.) increase savings and decrease potential losses in the future of Category II Tuberculosis drugs in the national warehouse level and regional warehouse... [continues]
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