Increasing the financial and managerial capacity of drug shops

ADDOs, accredited drug dispensing outlets, are small drug shops that sell basic essential medicines. They are often the first point of entry to the health system for Tanzania’s rural and urban poor. While ADDOs play an important role in health service provision, especially for primary health care and malaria services, the quality of their services and their sustainability vary widely. SHOPS Plus is providing training and coaching to increase the financial and managerial capacity of ADDOs, and it is increasing their access to financing to allow them to grow.

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