Impact of internship programme on the performance of public health care institutions

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Yeswa, Eunice A., Okaka, Ochieng, Mutsotso, Stanley N., Odera, Odhiambo and Mumbo, Hazel Miseda. 2012. "Impact of internship programme on the performance of public health care institutions." Global Journal of Human Social Science Arts and Humanities. 12 (13), pp. 38-44.
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Impact of internship programme on the performance of public health care institutions

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AuthorsYeswa, Eunice A. (Author), Okaka, Ochieng (Author), Mutsotso, Stanley N. (Author), Odera, Odhiambo (Author) and Mumbo, Hazel Miseda (Author)
Journal TitleGlobal Journal of Human Social Science Arts and Humanities
Journal Citation12 (13), pp. 38-44
Number of Pages7
Year2012
Place of PublicationCambridge, MA. United States
Web Address (URL)http://www.GlobalJournals.org
Abstract

The study seeks to obtain the impact of internship programme on the performance of public health care institutions. Contextual factors are sought that influence the relationship, impact and effect between internship programme and performance of public healthcare institutions. The research design adopted is descriptive survey through both qualitative and quantitative data. This study is conducted in Kakamega County, western region of Kenya. The population of the study is 2225 with a stratified randomly selected sample of 444 respondents.
Primary data is collected through questionnaires while secondary data is sourced from official hospital records, journals, text books and internet articles. Data is analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study concludes that internship programme influences performance of public healthcare institutions.

Keywordsinternship; organizational performance; customer satisfaction
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350710. Organisational behaviour
429999. Other health sciences not elsewhere classified
350715. Quality management
Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Science and Technology, Kenya
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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