Table 5

Self-assessment of health managers' knowledge and skills and respondents' perception to apply the training lessons in each of the fellowship courses

Topic/subjectLevel of skills and knowledge
(%)
Relevance to your work (%)Relevance to your future training (%)
12345123YesNo
Managing the district6.936.241.415.521.478.692.57.5
Quality improvement6.98.617.239.727.63.626.869.688.211.8
Health information management5.38.838.635.112.33.634.561.894.06.0
Epidemiology1.812.335.133.317.53.634.561.887.812.2
Chronic disease management3.521.138.624.612.39.338.951.992.08.0
Planning and evaluation12.732.732.721.81.931.566.791.88.2
Research in the health system5.314.033.326.321.110.934.554.585.714.3
Advocacy and community participation1.715.536.225.920.75.437.557.188.012.0
Accrual accounting27.332.716.414.59.125.044.230.863.836.2
Health economics19.630.426.816.17.124.535.839.675.025.0
Human resources and organisational creativity5.828.825.025.015.415.132.152.882.617.4
Management, leadership1.825.529.129.114.55.726.467.995.84.2
Rules and ethics10.927.323.623.614.511.334.054.789.110.9
  • ‘1’—no knowledge/skills at all and ‘5’—comprehensive knowledge and sound practical skills.

  • Relevance of the particular topic to work on a scale of 1–3, where ‘1’—not relevant and ‘3’—completely relevant.