SIAPS provided technical and financial support for the de-junking of CHD medical stores in the sixteen counties of the two states. The exercise was completed over a period of one and a half years. CHD de-junking committees were formed to oversee the process. The committees were inclusive, comprising State Ministry of Health (SMOH) officers, county health department officers, public health officers, partner agencies, and security organizations. These committees were authorized by the Director Generals of the SMOH to be in charge and execute this exercise on their behalf.
Improving Storage Conditions through De-Junking at County Health Department Medical Stores in South Sudan
Establishment of Medicines Waste Management and Disposal System in Ethiopia: a Report on Progress and Achievements
The development and dissemination of the medicines waste directive has made all stakeholders aware of the safe and proper management of medicines wastes. Following publication of the directive, but before its dissemination, some institutions have already started exploring various options to deal with disposal of existing wastes.