Table 1

Roles performed by district and/or county health officers who participated in the survey

RoleNo of responsesPer cent
(N=214 participants)
Supervise healthcare provision in the area of jurisdiction20797
Monitor implementation of health policies by healthcare facilities19390
Write and submit disease notification reports to MoH and WHO15472
Represent healthcare institutions at national and international meetings13262
Attend healthcare management meetings10248
Participate in health policy formulation10248
Pay salaries to healthcare workers209
  • MoH, Ministry of Health.