Table 4

Medication stock-outs among facilities with availability

KenyaUganda
AmbulatoryHospitalsAmbulatoryHospitals
nMinorMajornMinorMajornMinorMajornMinorMajor
β-Blocker4710 (21%)7 (15%)542 (4%)0 (0%)677 (10%)4 (6%)888 (9%)3 (3%)
 Atenolol347 (21%)5 (15%)525 (10%)3 (6%)3814 (37%)6 (16%)7722 (29%)9 (12%)
 Propranolol369 (25%)6 (17%) 301 (3%)1 (3%)629 (15%)4 (6%)877 (8%)2 (2%)
ACE inhibitor277 (26%)5 (19%)287 (25%)6 (21%)249 (38%)5 (21%)7610 (13%)7 (9%)
 Captopril206 (30%)4 (20%)248 (33%)7 (29%)229 (41%)5 (23%)7516 (21%)8 (11%)
 Lisinopril111 (9%)1 (9%)155 (33%)4 (27%)162 (13%)0 (0%)368 (22%)2 (6%)
Furosemide508 (16%)6 (12%)542 (4%)1 (2%)7313 (18%)4 (5%)908 (9%)5 (6%)
Any medication206 (30%)4 (20%)279 (33%)6 (22%)2210 (45%)6 (27%)7418 (24%)10 (14%)
  • Minor=1 day stock-out in the last quarter; major=8+  day stock-out in the last quarter.