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Table 4 MLW responses on their training

From: Curriculum and training needs of mid-level health workers in Africa: a situational review from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda

  Kenya Nigeria Uganda
  n % n % n %
Is your basic training adequate for the work you do now?
 Yes 271 73.4 146 84.9 315 79.9
 No 98 26.6 26 15.1 79 20.1
Suggestions on how to make associate clinician training relevant to their work
 Change training approach 182 53.7% 95 49.7% 57 21.0%
 To be trained in additional skills 53 15.6% 43 22.5% 175 64.6%
 Improve training institutions 52 15.3% 35 18.3% 2 0.7%
 Degree track 40 11.8% 9 4.7% 3 1.1%
 Management skills 11 3.2% 20 7.4%
 More public health approach 9 4.7% 3 1.1%
 Other 1 0.3% 11 4.1%
Total 339 100.0% 191 100.0% 271 100.0%
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