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Table 2 Profile of year 1 participants (n = 184)

From: Strengthening health systems in Africa: a case study of the Kenya field epidemiology training program for local frontline health workers

Cadre Medical officer (10%)
Nurse (15%)
Clinical officer (6%)
Public health officer (17%), environmental health officer (5%), surveillance officer (15%)
Health records/informatics (10%)
Pharmacist (2%)
Veterinary officer (4%)
Laboratory (16%)
Program affiliation HIV/AIDS (14%)
Laboratory (14%)
Veterinary (4%)
Tuberculosis (4%)
Immunization (2%)
Maternal and child health (7%), health records/informatics (9%)
Other (16%)
Position Program manager (6%)
Department head (53%)
Program officer (32%)
Years of public health experience < 3 (13%)
3–5 (20%)
> 5 (67%)