Stage 4: Transition to Scale
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Mission and Vision
For many common medical problems, such as malaria and diarrhea, a variety of factors encourage people to self-diagnose and medicate before visiting a government health facility. Since pharmacies are located almost exclusively in major urban areas (60% in Dar es Salaam alone), DLDBs - small drug shops mandated to sell non-prescription medication - are often the most convenient retail outlet from which to buy medicines for the approximately 75% of the population that lives in rural and periurban communities. Thus, the goal of the ADDO Program is to better equip DLDN shops to provide affordable, quality medicines and pharmaceutical services in rural and periurban areas of the country.
Key program components include: