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Table 2 Respondent groups, methods and number and content of research encounters

From: Using theory and formative research to design interventions to improve community health worker motivation, retention and performance in Mozambique and Uganda

Country Method Respondents Content
(number of encounters)
Uganda IDIs (5), FGDs (3) Ministry of Health personnel at national and district levels Ranking of a long list of possible interventions and discussion of their acceptability and feasibility in context
Mozambique IDIs (6), FGDs (4) Ministry of Health personnel at national, district and provincial levels
Uganda IDIs (61) CHWs (31), CHW supervisors (6), NGO and district personnel with experience in CHW programme implementation (6), local community leaders (6), caregivers of children below 5 years (6) and male heads of household (6) CHW motivation and issues related to their retention, performance and interaction with their community
Acceptability and feasibility of possible interventions
Mozambique IDIs (26) CHWs (12), supervisors (6), community leaders (4), district- and province-level personnel with experience in CHW programme implementation (4)
Uganda FGDs (15) CHWs (7), supervisors (3), district personnel with experience in CHW programme implementation (2), local community leaders (1), caregivers of children below 5 years (1) and male heads of household (1) Acceptability and feasibility of possible interventions
Mozambique FGDs (4) Mothers of children below 5 years (4)