Developing a tool to measure satisfaction among health professionals in sub-Saharan Africa

Article published in the Human Resources for Health peer-reviewed journal, 11:30 doi:10.1186/1478-4491-11-30

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Authors:
Adama Faye, Pierre Fournier, Idrissa Diop, Aline Philibert, Florence Morestin and Alexandre Dumont

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Publication date: July 2013

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In sub-Saharan Africa, lack of motivation and job dissatisfaction have been cited as causes of poor healthcare quality and outcomes. Measurement of health workers' satisfaction adapted to sub-Saharan African working conditions and cultures is a challenge. The objective of this study was to develop a valid and reliable instrument to measure satisfaction among health professionals in the sub-Saharan African context.