Motivation and Satisfaction Among Community Health Workers Administering Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria in Western Kenya

Authors Winn, L.K. , Lesser, A. , Menya, D. , Baumgartner, J.N. , Kirui, J.K. , et. al.

Date 2018

Keywords Global, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, Selected Health Conditions

A qualitative study drawing on interviews with community health workers trained to administer rapid diagnostic tests for malaria. Assesses job motivation and satisfaction to help inform strategies for CHW retention and determine the feasibility of scaling up the program. While CHWs overall had high satisfaction, they identified lack of community awareness of their role as a barrier.