Health Trainer Factors That Influence the Implementation of Policy on Management of Childhood Illnesses in Bomet County

  • Geoffrey Kipkorir Chalulot Kenya Methodist University
  • Susan Njuguna Daystar University
  • Eunice Ndirangu Aga Khan University

Abstract

The study aimed at determining the health trainer factors that influence the implementation of Policy on management of childhood illnesses at Bomet County. A descriptive cross sectional study design with both quantitative and qualitative approaches was employed. The study was carried out in Bomet County. The study population was a total of 279 health workers in Bomet County Hospital and Tenwek Hospital. A sample of 164 was arrived at which was selected using stratified and simple random sampling technique. The quantitative data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS version 22). The study found out that health trainer factors do not significantly influence implementation.The study recommended that the health trainers role in the implementation of the policy on childhood illnesses be reviewed.

Keywords: health trainer factors, implementation, policy on management, childhood illnesses

Author Biographies

Geoffrey Kipkorir Chalulot, Kenya Methodist University

Post Graduate Student

Kenya Methodist University

Susan Njuguna, Daystar University

Lecturer

Daystar University

Eunice Ndirangu, Aga Khan University

Lecturer

Aga Khan University

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Published
2019-05-17
How to Cite
Chalulot, G. K., Njuguna, S., & Ndirangu, E. (2019). Health Trainer Factors That Influence the Implementation of Policy on Management of Childhood Illnesses in Bomet County. Journal of Medicine, Nursing & Public Health, 2(1), 13 - 27. Retrieved from https://stratfordjournals.org/journals/index.php/Journal-of-Medicine-Nursing-P/article/view/286
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