Availability of RHCS Needs Data
Publication date: 2006
AF Availability of RHCS needs data Accurate estimation of contraceptive needs Estimation is calculated based on: Country Region CP? Estimation? Details Demographic data CPR data Consumption data Distribution data Other Angola AF Yes Yes UNFPA is the sole provider of contraceptive commodity for the country. In the last year, about 300,000 used was reserved for the RHSC. No No No Yes Benin AF Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Botswana AF Yes Yes No No No Yes Burkina Faso AF Yes Yes Les estimations des besoins est faite par le Ministère de la Santé à travers la DSF. Ces estimations sont basés sur les consommations et les distributions. Yes Yes Yes Yes Burundi AF Yes Yes Cette estimation est faites régulièrement et est basée sur les données de distribution de contraceptifs fournies par le PNSR Yes No Yes Yes Cameroon AF Yes Yes Plan de sécurisation des produits contraceptives au Cameroun élaboré avec l'appui de l'UNFPA et DELIVER No No Yes No Cape Verde AF Yes Yes Les estimations des besoins en contraceptifs sont élaborées et soumises à l'UNFPA par la Direction du Programme National de SR, en concertation avec la Dir. Gén. de la Pharmacie et le Dépôt National des Medicaments. Yes Yes Yes Yes Central African Republic AF Yes Yes En attendant la mise en oeuvre des stratégies nationales de sécurisation des produits SR, le calcul des besoins en contraceptifs est fait sur la base de CCM. Yes No No Yes Chad AF Yes Yes Pillules: 306150 cycles; Injectables: 70,650 ampoules; DIU: 2,945 unités; Condoms Masculins: 8,011,900; Condoms Féminins: 7,915,800. Yes Yes No No Congo AF Yes Yes L'estimation en cours située à 3% provient des résultats d'une enquête par sondage effectuée dans la première moitié des années 90. Les résultats de l'EDS en cours d'exploitation permettront d'actualiser cette estimation. No No No No Enquête par sondage, années 1990 Cote d'Ivoire AF Yes No Democratic Republic of Congo AF Yes No Eritrea AF Yes Yes No No No Yes Ethiopia AF Yes Yes Yes No No No Gabon AF Yes Unknown Une mission du CST a été reporté pour 2006 afin d'aider le bureau pays a la programmation et à la sécurisation des produits contraceptifs Gambia AF Yes Yes With the assistance of the CST, an assessment on the availability and needs for contraceptive was conducted, and a five-year projection was made taking into account consumption rate and distribution rates and the unmet needs. Yes Yes Yes Yes Ghana AF Yes Yes Under the RHCS strategic plan, the inter-agency committee reviews and updates national contraceptive needs regularly with technical support from Deliver/UNFPA [various internet based softwares] Yes Yes Yes Yes Guinea AF Yes No Il n'existe pas une estimation précise des besoins en contraceptifs dans le pays due à l'absence de répertoire nationale des données SR (distribution et consommation); la non existence de données sur la consommation des produits; d'où la difficulté d'estimer les besoins réels des populations; le manque de système d'information logistique au niveau de la Direction Nationale des Pharmacies et laboratoires, structure pour assurer la gestion des produits pharmaceutiques. Cependant, les données qui ont pu être compilées et transmises au siège à travers le CCM représentent celles de 2004. Guinea-Bissau AF Yes Yes No No No Yes Kenya AF Yes No There is a National Contraceptive Procurement Plan for 2004-2006. The Medium Term Procurement Plan (MTPP) for Health Commodities 2005/6-2006/7 is being finalised. Distribution data as gathered by the JSI/DELIVER project only tracks contraceptives until the district stores. Inadequate reporting at the facility level has led to an underestimate of the overall consumption of contraceptives. The gaps in reporting have helped perpetuate constant contraceptive stock-outs and occasionally expiry of drugs in stock, as the forecasting (and thus requests for donor donations) is based mainly on these figures. Lesotho AF Yes Yes Ministry is using CCM and records are updated monthly. No No Yes Yes Liberia AF No No Access to contraceptive currently is poor therefore estimates are done based on population and not consumption. Madagascar AF Yes Yes Un comité logistique est opérationnel, composé par le MinsanPF et les partenaires (UNFPA, USAID, SALAMA, SantéNet, CRESAN II) Yes Yes Yes Yes Malawi AF Yes Yes There is a well developed CDLMIS No No Yes Yes CCM data Mozambique AF Yes Yes The CMAM (Central for Management of Medicines and Medical Supplies) is the MoH body that is in charge of the Contraceptives Management regarding forecast of needs and distribution to the 3 Regional Warehouses, as well as to Provinces and Districts. However there is a strong weakness at program management level from central to district levels, that creates several problems reflecting in a lower demand, weak capacity of MCH to manage stocks at Facility level that leads to wrong request of needs. All factors pointed out are creating several constrains to the CMAM to forecast and distribute the real needs leading to frequent stock outs of contraceptive methods. Yes Yes Yes Yes Mauritania AF Yes Yes In 2005, the CO was asked to make an estimation of contraceptive needs, in regard of the Trust Fund project for Family planning that UNFPA made. No No Yes No Namibia AF Yes No Currently the projections are based on previous years consumptions and not on population statistics, demand creation or current usage. The system used for supply of commodities is a pull system and not a push and pull system. Niger AF Yes Yes Grâce aux projections démographiques 2005-2006 et sur la base des indications du Gouvernement pour réduire le taux de croissance démographique de 3.3 à 2.5 d'ici 2015, le bureau de UNFPA au Niger a produit une estimation des besoins et des coûts Yes Yes Yes No Nigeria AF Yes Yes Contraceptives projection is carried out using the country commodity manager Yes No Yes Yes Rwanda AF Yes Yes En collaboration avec DELIVER, le plan des besoins en produits contraceptifs élaborés en 2005 donnent les projections des besoins pour 2005, 2006 et 2007. Pour 2005, les besoins ont été établis comme suit: Depo provera: 349,400; Norplant: 2,000; Jadelle: 800; Lo-femenal: 187,200; Microgynon: 406,242; Ovrette: 46,800. Yes Yes Yes Yes Senegal AF Yes Yes Les tableaux d'acquisitions des contraceptifs sont mis à jour semestriellement par le Minsitère de la Santé avec l'appui des partenaires (MSH/USAID, UNFPA, JICA) No No No Yes South Africa AF Yes Yes The national Department of Health is in charge of estimating contraceptive needs of the country for all 9 provinces and meeting such needs with its own budget, perhaps except female condoms which are in the process of being expanded country-wide. Yes Yes Yes Yes Sudan DASE Yes No The country is currently using a projection prepared by UNFPA consultant in 2001. No update to accommodate the changing situation in the country. Swaziland AF Yes Yes Estimates are based on history of consumption No No Yes No Tanzania AF Yes Yes There is RH commodity security task force which follows up on FP commodities consumption, distribution and forecasting No No Yes No Uganda AF Yes Yes Contraceptive Procurement Tables (CPTs) are revisited on a regular basis. There were emergency requests for contraceptive commodities in 2005 which are attributable to the enhanced coordination mechanisms and the use of more accurate data in forecasting. No No No Yes Zambia AF Yes Yes The CCM has helped with the estimation and it is updated quarterly. No No No Yes Zimbabwe AF Yes Yes The Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council in collaboration with JSI/Deliver generate the Contraceptive Procurement Tables, which are reviewed bi-annually. Yes Yes Yes Yes APD Availability of RHCS needs data Accurate estimation of contraceptive needs Estimation is calculated based on: Country Region CP? Estimation? Details Demographic data CPR data Consumption data Distribution data Other Afghanistan AP Yes Unknown Situation analysis done, and the recommendation have been submitted to the ministry. Bangladesh AP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Bhutan AP Yes Yes No No No Yes Cambodia AP Yes Yes The RHCS working group provides reviews on distribution data and forecasts are done on that base. This year KfW has presented forecasts using own methodology. A proper forecasting, based in the CDHS 2005, will be carried out. No No No Yes China AP Yes Yes Yes Yes No No India AP Yes Yes No No No No Unmet needs emanating from service delivery points Indonesia AP Yes Yes The government (BKKBN) in their annual planning estimates the needs of contraceptives for the following year using demographic data and consumption of contraceptives in the past year Yes No Yes No Iran AP Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Korea, Dem People's Rep AP No Unknown In order to facilitate government capacity to estimate contraceptive needs in the country, CCM is about to be used in 2006. Laos AP Yes Yes UNFPA supports the National Statistic Centre to conduct RH surveys every five years which provide information on unmet need for FP. Also annual estimation can be made form the contraceptive usage information from the Logistic Management Information System. Within the UNFPA office, contraceptive needs are estimated using the Country Commodity Management database. Yes No Yes Yes Mongolia AP Yes Yes Estimation of contraceptive needs done in December 2003. There is contraceptive requirement for 2004-2008, based on analysis of consumption, current stock, contrasted with demographic data. Yes No Yes No Myanmar AP Yes No Nepal AP Yes Yes Along with all the EDPs and Family Health Division of the Ministry of Health, there is a regular forecasting of the contraceptive security done. Also, four meetings were organized to discuss this issue Yes Yes Yes Yes Unmet need of Family Planning Pakistan AP Yes Yes At least one year reserved stock of all types of contraceptives is maintained at the central warehouse. Forecasting is done by using the off take from the warehouse (distribution data) and consumption reported through Logistics Management Information Systems of both the Ministries implementing RH and FP Programmes. Need of newly opened is also taken into account. No No Yes Yes Expansion of Service Papua New Guinea AP Yes No Philippines AP Yes No Sri Lanka AP Yes Yes The MOH is able to forecast accurately the contraceptive needs in the country. However, the capacities at the local levels need to be further strengthened including for MIS. Yes Yes Yes Yes Thailand AP Yes No Timor-Leste AP Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Viet Nam AP Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes DASECA Availability of RHCS needs data Accurate estimation of contraceptive needs Estimation is calculated based on: Country Region CP? Estimation? Details Demographic data CPR data Consumption data Distribution data Other Algeria DASE Yes No Armenia DASE Yes No Azerbaijan DASE Yes Yes UNFPA jointly with the Ministry of Health has an operationalized system of contraceptives projections for the country. The estimations are prepared on the quarterly basis and submitted to UNFPA and further to CST and HQ according to the strategic planning methodologies and respective actions No No Yes No Belarus DASE No No Bosnia and Herzegovina DASE No Yes Within ASRH UNFPA Programme. No No Yes No Bulgaria DASE No No Egypt DASE Yes Yes The ministry of health and population has recently formed a committee to determine the contraceptive needs for the country. No No Yes No Belarus DASE No No Bosnia and Herzegovina DASE No Yes Within ASRH UNFPA Programme. No No Yes No Bulgaria DASE No No Djibouti DASE Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Egypt DASE Yes Yes The ministry of health and population has recently formed a committee to determine the contraceptive needs for the country. No No Yes No Georgia DASE No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes UNFPA RH tool was endorsed and became operational in Georgia Since the end of 2005 Iraq DASE No Yes Approximate estimations are made by the Iraqi Reproductive Health and Family Planning Association No No Yes Yes No. of RH/FP clinics Jordan DASE Yes Yes The Jordanian Ministry of Health confirms to UNFPA that they are able to estimate the contraceptive needs in the country, the MOH currently received support from USAID in this area, this includes support in using specialized software for estimating contraceptive needs. UNFPA CO does not have the capacity to determine if the models used or the software is the most suitable No No No No Kazakhstan DASE Yes Unknown Kosovo DASE No Yes The only accurate estimation of contraceptive needs was conducted by a UNFPA-funded mission by Mr. Jesse Brandt in the latter part of 2004. The results of this mission led to UNFPA constructing a RHCS project proposal that has received funding from the German Government for one million euros. This project is scheduled to begin in January 2006 and aims to increase the CPR by 3 percentage points per year. Yes Yes Yes Yes Field visits to SDPs Kyrgyzstan DASE Yes Yes Within the RH programme the introduction of Country Commodity Manager Programme (CCM) and SPECTRUM software - accurate and effective forecasting programme was done. However, before such a programme can be widely introduced and prove useful, it is essential to review and adapt the CCM suitable for Kyrgyzstan. No No Yes Yes Lebanon DASE Yes No In the absence of a RHCS at country level that allows forecasting needs, it is difficult to estimate contraceptive needs. This is even more difficult since the SDPs supported by the RH project cater for 170 SDPs only leaving out the other SDPs without any follow up and monitoring in the absence of a comprehensive monitoring mechanism. Moldova DASE No Yes The CO staff use the CCM to assess and report on contraceptive needs of the country based on the information received from the Ministry of Health and Social Protection. Yes No Yes Yes Morocco DASE Yes Yes No No No Yes Russian Federation DASE No Unknown Syria DASE Yes Yes The estimation of contraceptives needs is conducting every year by the MOH based on the demands estimations provided by the HCs through special MIS system at the RH department. However, Technical capacities need to be strengthened further to achieve good logistics monitoring system. No No Yes Yes Tajikistan DASE Yes No The CLMIS assessment done by independent consultant and the UNFPA team in 2004 proved that the existing contraceptive logistics system was not satisfactory at any level. It was recommended to develop CLMIS system based on average monthly consumption and it has been pilot tested in four Rayons of Sogd province. Over past year the system in pilot districts have functioned satisfactory and effectively addresses two of the primary issues of logistics management: ensuring adequate supplies to support programmatic efforts and avoiding stock outs. The UNFPA is in a strong position to implement and expand such system to the national level in the early of 2006 Yes Average monthly consumption Tunisia DASE Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Turkey DASE Yes Yes The estimation of contraceptive needs in public sector is present. However, the portion of contraceptives need met by private sector or social marketing cannot be measured. No No Yes No Turkmenistan DASE Yes Yes The National RH Center have used CCM and calculated 2006 contraceptive needs. No No Yes No Uzbekistan DASE Yes Yes The MOH is calculating the estimation of contraceptives based on demographic and CPR data. Yes Yes No No LAC Availability of RHCS needs data Accurate estimation of contraceptive needs Estimation is calculated based on: Country Region CP? Estimation? Details Demographic data CPR data Consumption data Distribution data Other Bolivia LAC Yes Yes The MoH makes estimates on contraceptives, with technical support from the CO, based on the CCM/UNFPA and the PIPELINE/JSI-Deliver. No No Yes No Brazil LAC Yes No The last DHS was published in 1996, so estimates are not accurate. The current estimates are based on information from the SUS (Unified Health system) at state level Colombia LAC Yes Yes Ver Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud de 2005, el 5.8% de las mujeres unidas y en edad fértil no tienen satisfecha su necesidad de anticonceptivos. Yes No No No Nacional de Demografía y Salud Cuba LAC Yes Yes The Ministry of Public Health should has this information Yes No Yes Yes Dominican Republic LAC Yes Yes Yes No No No Ecuador LAC Yes Yes MOH studies and ENDEMAIN demographic and health survey (2004) No No Yes No El Salvador LAC Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Cuba LAC Yes Yes The Ministry of Public Health should has this information Yes No Yes Yes Dominican Republic LAC Yes Yes Yes No No No Ecuador LAC Yes Yes MOH studies and ENDEMAIN demographic and health survey (2004) No No Yes No El Salvador LAC Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Guatemala LAC Yes Yes No Yes No No Haiti LAC Yes No No accurate data - mostly based on historic demand by MOH and NGOs service points Honduras LAC Yes Yes The Ministry of Health has estimates on contraceptive needs. Estimates are based on a study undertaken with support from the USAID 'Deliver' project. Coordination is ensured through the National Reproductive Health Commodity Security Committee. Yes Yes Yes Yes Jamaica LAC Yes Yes The NFPB has produced reliable data to date Using a combination of RHS, and monitoring mechanism including RHCS package. Yes Yes Yes No Mexico LAC Yes Yes Using different indicators (demographic, consumption and distribution), the 32 MOHs at the state level elaborate their annual estimations of contraceptives. This estimations are monitored by the MOH at the national level. Yes Yes Yes Yes Nicaragua LAC Yes Yes US$ 1.2 millions on contraceptive procurement for year No No Yes No Panama LAC No No There is no updated information. The latest investigation was done 20 years ago. Actually estimates are based on the 1980 investigation. Yes Yes Paraguay LAC Yes Yes No No No No Estimated according to consumption data of the last 5 years by services and adjusted by the demographic data and its projection for the year's estimation. Peru LAC Yes Yes No No Yes No Venezuela LAC Yes Yes Yes No No No
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