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Table 1 Overview of data sources and participation

From: The children’s nursing workforce in Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, South Africa and Zambia: generating an initial indication of the extent of the workforce and training activity

  Kenya Malawi Uganda South Africa Zambia Response
Respondent category (original data collection)
 Survey of children’s nursing leaders
• Number of children’s nurses in practice
• Nomenclature pertaining to this category of nurse
• Number of training providers
• Level at which qualifications awarded
5/5 (100%)
 Survey of Heads of Schools of Nursing
• Nature and duration of programmes offered
• Minimum entry requirements
• National and local policies or training plans
• Number of graduates (2015)
n/aa 4/4 (100%)
 Key informant interviews
• Number of children’s nurses in practice nationally
• Nomenclature pertaining to this category of nurse
• Number of training providers
3/5 (60%)
Secondary sources
 Child Nurse Educators Forum records
• Nature and duration of programmes offered
• Number of graduates (2015)
     7/7 (100%)
 Chukwu 2017*
• Nature and duration of programmes offered
• Minimum entry requirements
• National and local policies or training plans
• Number of graduates (2012–2016)
     5/7 (71%)
Total data sources       24
  1. aPrivate correspondence indicates that this institution is not currently offering training relevant to the purposes of this study, with training having ceased around 2016–2017
  2. *Source: [30] Key: • = Response invited and obtained. – = Response invited and not obtained