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OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPT

  • Assist NMS accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Internal Audit in its objective appraisal of operations and controls will:

  • Determine the accuracy and propriety of financial transactions
  • Evaluate financial and operational procedures for adequacy of internal controls and provide advice and guidance on control aspects of new policies, systems, processes, and procedures
  • Verify the existence of NMS Company assets and ensure that proper safeguards are maintained to protect them from loss
  • Determine the level of compliance with NMS policies and procedures, as well as applicable laws and regulations
  • Evaluate the accuracy, effectiveness, and efficiency of NMS electronic information and processing systems
  • Determine the effectiveness and efficiency of audited entities in accomplishing their mission and identify operational opportunities for cost savings
  • Provide assistance and a coordinated audit effort with the external auditors


TEAM COMPOSITION

Chief Internal Auditor
Internal Auditor
Internal Auditor – Pre audit
Internal Audit Assistant
Internal Audit Assistant – Pre audit
 
   

ACTIVITIES

  • Assurance services
    These involve the internal auditor’s objective assessment of evidence to provide an independent opinion or conclusions regarding an entity, operation, function, process, system or any other subject matter. This aspect involves reporting to management and the board on matters that relate to
  • Governance processes
  • Risk Management Processes
  • Control Processes
  • Information Reliability and Integrity
  • Consulting Services

    These are advisory in nature, and are generally performed at the specific request of an engagement client.

    Pre audit activities that are performed are considered to be part of consulting services.

     ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Having an audit software that reduces the amount of hard copies generated during an audit assignment.
  • Having an elaborate audit manual
  • Having an up dated Internal audit charter
  • Having qualified staff

MORE TO READ

NMS Smart Care is a set of online tools (including mobile APPS - NMS SMART CARE APP and NMS LMD APP in Google Play Store) that enable Public Health Facilities and the general public to give and receive feedback on the medicine and medical supplies. Read More

NMS delivers medicine up to the facility’s doorstep. NMS delivers medicine to all health facilities from RRH’s, General Hospitals, HCIV’s, HCIII’s and HCII’s through a system called Last mile delivery Read More

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