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National Medical Stores


General Objective

“To efficiently and effectively procure quality and affordable trading and non-trading supplies, works and services”

The scope of trading stock: Medicines, Hospital Sundries and Consumables, Hospital Equipments, Antiseptics & Disinfectants; Orthopaedic supplies; Edible and IV Nutritional supplements, Laboratory and Diagnostic products, Hospital Stationary and Dental supplies.

Scope of non-trading stock: non-medical supplies, works and services that support National Medical Stores' Operations and Administration.





  1. Developing procurement plans for each financial year
  2. Maintaining an updated pre-qualified suppliers database, and update it periodically
  3. Monitoring and evaluating management of contracts by Contract Managers
  4. Ensuring the safety and accessibility of Procurement documents for review and audit purposes
  5. Build and Maintain supplier relations
  6. Preparing and disseminating reports and communication in a timely
  7. Appropriate disposal of out of use supplies

The NMS Procurement Process




  • Lower Prices due to economies of scale
  • Attraction of   a wide range of suppliers hence competition
  • Ability to pay suppliers in a timely manner hence improved NMS-Supplier relations

Arua Office
Gulu Office
Hoima Office
Kabarole Office
Kampala Office
Mbale Office
Mbarara Office
Soroti Office

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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