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|Title: ||Role of a procurement officer in preventing procurement of counterfeit medications|
|Authors: ||Quaicoe, Enoch|
|Issue Date: ||21-Apr-2015|
|Abstract: ||The deadly implications of counterfeit medicines/drugs are well understood to be a central
challenge to the integrity of public health systems around the globe, as well as a direct threat to
our individual health and welfare. What is less understood is that the profits from this sinister
crime are increasingly being co-opted by an array of organized criminal groups and terrorist
entities as a means by which to fund their nefarious operations around the world. As such,
counterfeit pharmaceuticals pose a direct threat to national and international security.
The main aim of this research is to explore the role of procurement officers in preventing
procurementof counterfeit medicines into our public hospital and the following specific
objectives were identified to help attain the stated aim;
1. To identify procurement processes (of medicines) within Ghana Health Service.
2. To identify the role of procurement officer in the procurement of medicines.
3. To identify the tools procurement officers use to ensure that the medicines they procure are
|Description: ||A dessertation submitted to the Department of Building
Technology of the Kwame Nkrumah university of Science and
Technology in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the
award of Master of Science honors degree in Procurement
|Appears in Collections:||College of Architecture and Planning|
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