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Table 1 Major themes identified

From: Motivation and retention of health workers in developing countries: a systematic review

Author (s) Year Financial Career Development Hospital or Clinic Management Availability of resources Continuing Education Recognition or Appreciation Hospital Infrastructure
Chomitz et al [38] 1998      X   
Sararaks & Jamaluddin [37] 1999 X X X X X X X
Bennett et al [28] 2000 X X X    X  
Stilwell [25] 2001 X    X   X X
Awases et al [27] 2003 X X X X X   X
Dieleman et al [30] 2003 X X X   X X  
Kyaddondo & Whyte [33] 2003 X   X X X X  
Agyepong et al [21] 2004 X X X X X   
Franco et al [31] 2004 X X X    X  
Reid [23] 2004 X X X   X   
Chikanda [13] 2005 X X X X X   X
Penn-Kekana et al [36] 2005 X X X X X X X
Dielmen et al [29] 2006 X X X X X X  
King & McInerney [32] 2006 X X X X X X X
Kotzee & ouper [22] 2006 X X X X X X X
Lephoko et al [39] 2006   X   X   X  
Manongi et al [26] 2006 X X X X X X X
Mathauer & Imhoff [35] 2006 X X X X X X X
Ssengooba et al [24] 2007 X X X X   X  
Mangham & Hanson [34] 2008 X X   X X   
Total number of studies 20 18 (90%) 17 (85%) 16 (80%) 15 (75%) 15 (75%) 14 (70%) 9 (45%)