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Procurement Managers- Critical link in supply chain pharmaceutical management
The pharmaceutical procurement system is a major determinant of pharmaceutical availability and total pharmaceutical costs. In most developing countries, pharmaceutical purchases represent the single largest health expenditure after personnel costs.
An effective procurement process helps ensure the availability of right medicines in right quantities, at reasonable prices, and at recognised standards of quality. A country can acquire pharmaceuticals through purchase, donation, or local manufacturer.