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Table 1 Interviews and focus group discussions conducted per country, by informant type (2013–2014)

From: Salaried and voluntary community health workers: exploring how incentives and expectation gaps influence motivation

  Ethiopia Kenya Malawi Mozambique Bangladesh Indonesia
CHWs
 FGDs HEWs—6 CHWs—6 HSAs—3    Village midwives and village nurses—3
Kader—8
 SSIs HEWs—12   HSAs—8 APEs—18 Formal CTCPs—8
Informal CTCPs—16
Village midwife and village nurses—44
CHW supervisors, managers, key informants
 SSIs Kebele administrator—3
Health centre in charge—3
Delivery case team leaders—3
HEP coordinators—3
Regional HEP coordinator—1
Zonal HEP coordinator—1
CHEWs—16
SCHMT members—3
Facility in charges—4
National level policy makers—4
District level staff—13
Health centre in charges—2
NGO staff—9
Health facility supervisors—3
District supervisors—2
Paramedic—2
Clinic manager—2
Counsellor—2
Nurse—1
Program officer—1
Head of PHC or Puskesmas—4
Midwife coordinator—2
Head of district MCH section—2
Community members
 FGDs Women—6
Men—2
Community members—4 Women—7
Volunteers—6
Mothers—8 Married women—8
Married men—4
Men—2
 SSIs Mothers—12
TBAs—6
Community members—10 Mothers—1
TBAs—6
Traditional leaders—3
Volunteers—2
Community leaders—6   Mothers—39
TBAs—8
Head of village and head of PKK—17
  1. APE Agentes polivalentes elementares (elementary multipurpose agents), CHEW community health extension worker, CHW community health worker, CTCP close-to-community provider, FGD focus group discussion, FWA family welfare assistant, HEP health extension programme, HEW health extension worker, HSA health surveillance assistant, Kader volunteer CHW, MCH Maternal and child health, PHC primary health care, PKK Pembinaan Kesejahteraan Keluarga (refers to the “family welfare movement”—an Indonesian women’s organisation), SSI semi-structured interview, NGO non-governmental organisation, Puskesmas sub-district community health centre, SCHMT sub-county health management team TBA traditional birth attendant