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Table 4 Probes in FGD and IDI guides

From: Health workers’ perspectives, knowledge and skills regarding community case management of childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia: a qualitative inquiry for an implementation research project “Nigraan” in District Badin, Sindh, Pakistan

S. No. Sections Main Probes
1. Opening questions • Perception about most important causes of death among children under five
• Opinion about LHW Programme’s capacity to address these causes
• Perception of primary caregivers about the role of LHWs in the community
2. LHWs/LHSs knowledge and skills regarding diarrhoea • Definition, classification, diagnosis, treatment.
• Barriers and facilitators for enhancing health workers’ learning and training
3. LHWs/LHSs knowledge and skills regarding pneumonia • Definition, classification, diagnosis, treatment.
• Barriers and facilitators for enhancing health workers’ learning and training
4. LHWs/LHSs Motivation • Motivating and demotivating factors influencing job performance (training, salary, supplies etc.)
5. Supervisory process • Importance and effect of supervision on performance
• Required competencies for optimum supervision
• Satisfaction level and suggestions for improving current supervision
6. Feedback • Existing mechanisms of feedback to LHWs from LHSs
• Suggestions for improving feedback