Table 1

Major themes identified

Author (s)

Year

Financial

Career Development

Hospital or Clinic Management

Availability of resources

Continuing Education

Recognition or Appreciation

Hospital Infrastructure


Chomitz et al [38]

1998

X

Sararaks & Jamaluddin [37]

1999

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Bennett et al [28]

2000

X

X

X

X

Stilwell [25]

2001

X

X

X

X

Awases et al [27]

2003

X

X

X

X

X

X

Dieleman et al [30]

2003

X

X

X

X

X

Kyaddondo & Whyte [33]

2003

X

X

X

X

X

Agyepong et al [21]

2004

X

X

X

X

X

Franco et al [31]

2004

X

X

X

X

Reid [23]

2004

X

X

X

X

Chikanda [13]

2005

X

X

X

X

X

X

Penn-Kekana et al [36]

2005

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Dielmen et al [29]

2006

X

X

X

X

X

X

King & McInerney [32]

2006

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Kotzee & ouper [22]

2006

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Lephoko et al [39]

2006

X

X

X

Manongi et al [26]

2006

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Mathauer & Imhoff [35]

2006

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Ssengooba et al [24]

2007

X

X

X

X

X

Mangham & Hanson [34]

2008

X

X

X

X


Total number of studies

20

18 (90%)

17 (85%)

16 (80%)

15 (75%)

15 (75%)

14 (70%)

9 (45%)


Willis-Shattuck et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:247   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-247

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