Stop Stockouts

Monitoring Essential Medicines Consortium



June 2015 - 2016 Stop Stockouts Survey Report:

The Stop Stockouts Project (SSP) releases the 3rd Annual National Stop Stockouts Survey (2015) – an appraisal of the stock levels of a selection of critical drugs in the public sector.

In the fourth quarter of 2015, the SSP carried out its second annual telephonic survey to assess the extent and impact of stockouts across South Africa.

Access the 2015 report here
Access the 2014 report here
Access the 2013 report here
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Stockouts

Reported Stockouts

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Case Medicines Clinic Province Date Details
Open and Verified
  • Paracatamol
  • Aspirin
  • Chlorpromazine
  • Measles
  • Aspirin
  • Chlorpromazine
  • Measles
  • Mebendazole
  • Dipth,Pert,Tet, Polio, HIB, HepB . 1 Vial(HEXACIM)
  • Simvastatin
  • Aspirin
  • Chlorpromazine
  • Measles
  • Mebendazole
  • Dipth,Pert,Tet, Polio, HIB, HepB . 1 Vial(HEXACIM)
  • Simvastatin
  • Pap Smear
  • Aspirin
  • Chlorpromazine
  • Measles
  • Mebendazole
  • Dipth,Pert,Tet, Polio, HIB, HepB . 1 Vial(HEXACIM)
  • Simvastatin
  • Pap Smear
Mohlaba Limpopo 21 Jun 2017 Stockout case has been reported and has been going on for 4 days
Closed and Verified
  • Amoxycillin
  • Simvastatin
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Erythromycin suspension
  • Pentaxim - DTaP-IPV/Hib
  • Folic acid
  • Erythromycin suspension
  • Pentaxim - DTaP-IPV/Hib
  • Folic acid
  • Ferrous sulphate
  • Dipth,Pert,Tet, Polio, HIB, HepB . 1 Vial(HEXACIM)
  • Cotton Wool
  • Erythromycin suspension
  • Pentaxim - DTaP-IPV/Hib
  • Folic acid
  • Ferrous sulphate
  • Dipth,Pert,Tet, Polio, HIB, HepB . 1 Vial(HEXACIM)
  • Cotton Wool
  • augmentin
  • Erythromycin suspension
  • Pentaxim - DTaP-IPV/Hib
  • Folic acid
  • Ferrous sulphate
  • Dipth,Pert,Tet, Polio, HIB, HepB . 1 Vial(HEXACIM)
  • Cotton Wool
  • augmentin
  • Vitamin Bco
  • Mebendazole
  • Green Needles
  • Green Needles
  • Thiamine
Jamela Clinic Limpopo 8 Jun 2017 Stockout case has been reported and has been going on for a week
Closed and Verified
  • allergex
  • Aspirin
  • chlorpheniramine
  • Enalapril
  • FDC (Tenofovir 300mg/Emricitabine 200mg/Efavirenz 600mg)
St Elizabeth's Gateway Clinic Eastern Cape 19 Jun 2017 Stockout case has been reported and going on for a week, patient are sent home with no medication
Closed and Verified
  • Kaletra®
  • Efavirenz
Magwala Clinic Eastern Cape 5 Jun 2017 Shortage has been reported and going on for a week
Closed and Verified
  • FDC (Tenofovir 300mg/Emricitabine 200mg/Efavirenz 600mg)
Marseilles Clinic Limpopo 5 Jun 2017 Shortage of treatment reported
Closed and Verified
  • Modecate Injection
  • Prednisone
Qaukeni Clinic Eastern Cape 2 Jun 2017 Stockout case has been reported and goign on for 8 days, Patients are being turned away with no medication
Closed and Verified
  • Paracatamol
  • Simvastatin
  • Ferrous sulphate
  • Dipth,Pert,Tet, Polio, HIB, HepB . 1 Vial(HEXACIM)
  • Measles
Mohlaba Limpopo 1 Jun 2017 Stockout case has been reported and has been going on 8 days
Closed and Verified
  • HIV Test Kit
Malvern Clinic Gauteng 12 Jun 2017 Stockout case of HIV test kit has been reported and going on for a week
Closed and Verified
  • HIV Test Kit
Jeppe Street Clinic Gauteng 12 Jun 2017 Stockout case has been reported and going on for a week,
Closed and Verified
  • HIV Test Kit
Yeoville Clinic Gauteng 9 Jun 2017 Stockout case of HIV test has been reported and going on for 5 days
Closed and Unverified
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Diclofenac Injection
  • Panado
  • Fluphenazine Decanoate
Lower Tsitsana Clinic Eastern Cape 30 May 2017 Stock has been reported and its going on since April
Closed and Verified
  • Syringe
  • Syringe
  • Syringe
  • Rabies vaccine
Malangeni Clinic Eastern Cape 26 May 2017 Stockout has been reported
Closed and Verified
  • Efavirenz
Port Elizabeth Depot Eastern Cape 24 May 2017 Sock out of treatment has been ongoing for 1 month. Depot is giving clinics dues out lists
Closed and Verified
  • Efavirenz
Mthatha Pharmaceutical Depot Eastern Cape Sock out of treatment has been ongoing for 1 month. Depot is giving clinics dues out lists
Closed and Verified
  • Efavirenz
  • Co-Trimoxazole
Calcot Dhlephu Clinic Gauteng 24 May 2017 Stockout has been reported and its ongoing since April and two weeks 2017
Open and Verified
  • Efavirenz
  • Efavirenz
  • Vitamin C (ascorbic Acid)
  • Calcium gluconate
  • Potassium chloride
Rolweni Clinic Eastern Cape Stockout has been reported and its going on since march 2017
Closed and Verified
  • Bandages
  • Syringe
  • Syringe
  • Syringe
Lusikisiki Village Clinic (Qaukeni) Eastern Cape 23 May 2017 Stock out has been ongoing for 1 months. facility is borrowing from the nearest clinics
Closed and Verified
  • Panado
  • Modecate Injection
  • Aspirin
  • Dipth,Pert,Tet, Polio, HIB, HepB . 1 Vial(HEXACIM)
  • Metronidazole
  • Metronidazole
Shepherds Hope Clinic Eastern Cape stouck has been been reported and its going on since 6 March 2017
Closed and Verified
  • Panado
  • Modecate Injection
  • Aspirin
Port Shepstone Hospital KwaZulu-Natal stouck has been been reported and its going on since 6 March 2017
Open and Verified
  • Panado
  • Aspirin
  • Modecate Injection
Shepherds Hope Clinic Eastern Cape stouck has been been reported and its going on since 6 March 2017
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RHAP, RuDASA, SA HIV Clinician’s Society, SECTION27, MSF and TAC have launched a national Stop Stock Outs Project to assist the thousands of health care users whose lives remain threatened by the chronic plague of medication stock outs

Stop Stock Outs gives a voice to patients and healthcare workers experieincing stock outs. All reports will be escalated to accountable government individuals and entities for resolution