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Table 2 Characteristics of health workers providing PMTCT services in Mbale District Eastern Uganda

From: Listening to health workers: lessons from Eastern Uganda for strengthening the programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Characteristic Frequency n = 24 n (%)
Sex  
Male 07 (29)
Female 17 (71)
Health worker category  
Doctor 02 (08)
Clinical officer 03 (13)
Nurse/midwife 15 (62)
Counsellor 04 (17)
Length of involvement in PMTCT  
Less than 2 years 04 (17)
2-5 years 15 (62)
More than 5 years 05 (21)
Ever attended training on PMTCT  
Yes 21 (87)
No 03 (13)
Would like more training on PMTCT (all yes) 24 (100)
Respondents by level/type of health facility  
Mbale Hospital 6(25)
TASO 5(21)
HC IVs 3(12)
HC IIIs 10(42)