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Table 2 Health worker training and supervision in outpatient health facilities, Huambo Province, Angola

From: Quality of malaria case management at outpatient health facilities in Angola

Characteristic Health workers with the characteristic (N = 93)
  No. % (95% CI)
Health worker received at least one formal training on AL use
(i.e., an organized course in a classroom or clinical setting that lasts at least a half day)
56 60.2 (47.7-72.8)
Health worker received informal training on AL use (i.e., a short, e.g., 1 hour, impromptu educational session provided by a supervisor or peer) 60 64.5 (53.1-75.9)
Health worker received formal or informal training on AL use 72 77.4 (66.6-88.2)
Health worker received at least 1 supervision visit in past 6 months
(any supervision, even if unrelated to malaria)
68 73.1 (63.9-82.4)
Health worker received at least 1 supervision visit in past 6 months in
which the supervisor observed and provided feedback on a consultation
32 34.4 (25.3-43.5)
Health worker supervised at least once in past 6 months on AL use 47 50.5 (40.4-60.7)
  1. AL = artemether-lumefantrine; CI = confidence interval.