Health Trainer Factors That Influence the Implementation of Policy on Management of Childhood Illnesses in Bomet County

Geoffrey Kipkorir Chalulot, Kenya Methodist University
Susan Njuguna, Daystar University
Eunice Ndirangu, Aga Khan University


The study aimed at determining the health trainer factors that influence the implementation of Policy on management of childhood illnesses at Bomet County. A descriptive cross sectional study design with both quantitative and qualitative approaches was employed. The study was carried out in Bomet County. The study population was a total of 279 health workers in Bomet County Hospital and Tenwek Hospital. A sample of 164 was arrived at which was selected using stratified and simple random sampling technique. The quantitative data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS version 22). The study found out that health trainer factors do not significantly influence implementation.The study recommended that the health trainers role in the implementation of the policy on childhood illnesses be reviewed.