Role of material_management

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Material Management is concerned with providing the drugs, supplies and equipment needed by health personnel to deliver health services. The right drugs, supplies and equipment must be at the right place, at the right time, and in the right quantity in order that health personnel deliver health services. Without proper material health personnel cannot work effectively, they feel frustrated and the community lacks confidence in the health services and unless appropriate materials are provided in proper time and are required quantity, productivity of personnel will not be up to expectation.

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Material ManagementDefinition: Material Management maybe defined as the function responsiblefor the co-ordination of planning,sourcing, purchasing moving storingand controlling materials in an optimummanner so as to provide a pre-decidedservice to the customer at a minimumcost.Functions of Material ManagementMaterial planning and Programming Purchasing and procurement of material Storing and administration Inventory control Value analysis, standardization andsimplification External transportation Material handling ( Internal transportation) Disposal of scrap, surplus and obsoletematerial; salvage.Objectives of Material ManagementTo minimise material costTo ensure continuous and uninterruptedproduction or operation by maintaining a steadyflow of materials in efficient and economicmanner.To achieve economy in the cost of materials whilepurchasing, storing and processingTo improve qualityTo increase competitiveness of products byreducing their price.To ensure co-operation among all departments ofthe enterprises to meet material managementobjectives at corporate and functional levels.To trace new sources of supply.Advantages of Material ManagementBetter accountability Better co-ordination Better performance Adoptability of Electronic Data Processing(EDP) Miscellaneous Advantages: team spirit.Organization of Material ManagementChief executivePersonnelManag

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