*A checklist of minimum criteria for adequate conservation conditions and handling of medicines are given in Survey form 4 (Appendix 4). The values are percentages of the minimum criteria met.
• The median percent adequacy of conservation conditions in public health facilities was found to be 69% in the storeroom and 75% in the dispensing area.
• In the regional warehouses, the adequacy of conservation conditions was found to be 63%.
• 80%, 73% and 60% of the regional warehouses, public health facility dispensing areas and public health facility storeroom respectively were found to have adequacy of conservation conditions above 50%.
• 30% of the public health facility storerooms, 27% of the public health facility dispensing area and 20% regional warehouses were found to have less than 50% adequate conservation conditions respectively.
Figure 4.11 Adequacy of conservation conditions in public health facilities and regional warehouses