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Table 4 Drugs and commodities normally stocked and stock-outs in 2007

From: How HIV/AIDS scale-up has impacted on non- HIV priority services in Zambia

Drug/commodity Normally
stocked
Stock-out
in last
12 months
Stock out
* greater
than 1 month
ARV First-line** 31 2 (6.4%) 1 (50.0%)
ARV Second-line 24 2 (8.3%) 1 (50.0%)
Lamivudine 25 2 (8%) 0 (0.0%)
Rifampicin 33 7 (21.2%) * 3 (42.9%)
Cotrimoxazole 39 11 (28.2%) 4 (36.4%)
Coartem 38 19 (50%) * 11 (57.9%)
Male condom 37 6 (16.2%) * 2 (33.3%)
Iron Tablets 39 8 (20.5%) 3 (37.5%)
Rehydration salts 38 7 (18.4%) * 1 (14.3%)
Ergometrine 33 8 (24.2%) 4 (50.0%)
Oxytocin 23 6 (26.1%) * 2 (33.3%)
IV giving test 37 6 (16.2%) * 4 (66.7%)
Syringes 38 10 (26.3%) * 3 (30%)
  1. * Missing responses account for columns B and C not adding up to column A.
  2. ** Facility mapping identified 29 facilities providing ART. The pharmacy facility survey identifed a further 2 facilities stocking ARVs.