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Table 2 Performance of the IDSR support surveillance functions at health facility and district levels, Zanzibar

From: Assessment of the core and support functions of the integrated disease surveillance and response system in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Support activity Primary health care facilitiesa Hospitals   
  Publicb (n =  29) Privatec (n =  11) Publicb (n =  4) + private c (n =  1) Facility Total (n = 45) District Total (n =  10)
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Standards and guidelines for surveillance
 Availability of national guidelines for surveillance 3 (10) 1 (9) 0 (0) 4 (9) 7 (70)
Supervision
 Supervised by higher level supervisor in the last 6 months 28 (97) 8 (73) 1 (20) 37 (82) 4 (40)
 Supervised health facility staff NAd NA NA 7 (70)
Have supervision checklist NA NA NA 6 (60)
Training
 Knowledge on IDSR 5 (17) 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (11) 2 (20)
 Awareness on IDSR indicators 2 (7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (4) 2 (20)
 Trained on disease surveillance 18 (62) 4 (36) 2 (40) 22 (49) 10 (100)
Coordination
 Availability of surveillance focal person at the district NA NA NA 10 (100)
  1. aPrimary health care units (PHCUs) + primary health care centres (PHCCs). bPublicly owned. cPrivately owned. dNA Not applicable