Inventory Management Assessment Tool (IMAT)
Publication date: 2013
Inventory of Tools for Maternal Health Supplies Prepared by Maternal Health Technical Reference Team, 2013 Information Sheet Inventory Management Assessment Tool (IMAT) Developer Center for Pharmaceutical Management (CPM)/Management Sciences for Health (MSH) How to access the tool English version: http://erc.msh.org/newpages/english/toolkit/imat_eng.xls French version: http://erc.msh.org/toolkit/toolkitfiles/file/IMAT_Fr.xls Purpose The IMAT guides the user through a process of collecting data on the physical and theoretical stock balance and the duration of stock-outs for a set of up to 25 frequently-used products. It calculates indicators, analyzes the results, and identifies strategies for improving record-keeping and stock management practices. Audience This tool may be used by pharmacists at all levels of the health system. Language English, French Keywords inventory management
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