Supply Chain Management main glossary


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Data sources

Data sources are the sources used to obtain data needed for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the supply chain. These may include, among many others, official government documents, data from the logistics management information system, data from the health management information system, clinic administrative records, staff or provider information, client-visit registers, interview data, sentinel-surveillance systems, and satellite imagery.


DBC

Distributeur à Base Communautaire


DCI

Dénomination Commune Internationale


DENOM

Dénominateur


DEP

Direction d’Études et de Planification


DHIS.2

District Health Information System version 2


Dosage

Dosage is the regulated administration of individual doses of medicines.


Dose

medication doseA dose is the quantity of a medication that is administered at a certain time.


DPM

Direction de la Pharmacie et du Médicament


DPS

Division Provinciale de la Santé