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Table 2 Characteristics of outpatient health workers in Sudan

From: Progress towards implementation of ACT malaria case-management in public health facilities in the Republic of Sudan: a cluster-sample survey

Health worker characteristics (N = 294) n % 95% CI
   Male health worker 243 82.7 78.3-87.0
   In-charge of health facility 193 66.3 61.0-71.8
   Pre-service training    
Doctor 79 26.9 21.8-32.0
Medical assistant 129 43.9 38.2-49.6
Nurse 37 12.6 8.8-16.4
Community Health Worker 37 12.6 8.8-16.4
Other cadres 12 4.1 1.8-6.4
   In-service training on malaria case-management    
Any training based on ACT policy 155 52.7 46.9-58.4
NMCP training 127 43.2 37.5-48.9
IMCI training 71 24.1 19.2-29.1
Malaria RDT training 69 23.5 18.6-28.3
Brief ACT orientation 124 42.2 36.5-47.9
   Access to guidelines    
Malaria treatment booklet 117 39.7 34.2-45.4
   Exposure to supervision    
Any supervisory visit in past 6 months 105 35.7 30.2-41.2
Supervisory visit including malaria case-management 57 19.4 14.8-23.9
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