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Table 5 Non-availability of essential medicines (%)

From: The effect of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on health service delivery in mission facilities in Ghana: a retrospective study

   Southern zone Middle zone Northern zone
Indication Medicine name Before After Before After Before After
Malaria ACTs 53.80 7.70 33.30 0 40.00 0
Asthma Salbutamol 25.00 7.70 26.70 6.20 0 20.00
Diabetes Gilbendamide 38.50 30.80 20.00 18.80 60.00 60.00
Cardiovascular disease Atenolol 58.30 23.10 20.00 25.00 40.00 40.00
Depression Amitriptyline 58.30 38.50 33.30 50.00 60.00 60.00
Infectious disease Ciprofloxacin 8.30 0 13.30 6.20 20.00 0
Infectious disease Co-trimoxazole 25.00 7.70 6.00 6.20 0 0
Infectious disease Amoxiillin 15.40 7.70 13.30 6.20 20.00 0
Central nervous system disease Diazepam 15.40 7.70 13.30 6.20 20.00 50.00
Ulcer Omeprazole 30.80 15.40 26.50 18.80 25.00 50.00