Bulletin of the World Health Organization

The impact of an emergency hiring plan on the shortage and distribution of nurses in Kenya: the importance of information systems

JM Gross, PL Riley, R Kiriinya, C Rakuom, R Willy, A Kamenju, E Oywer, D Wambua, A Waudo & MF Rogers

Volume 88, Number 11, November 2010, 824-830

Table 1. Home, training and deployment provinces of nurses recruited under the Emergency Hiring Plan in Kenya, 2005–2009

Province Number of nurses by province
Home
Training
Deployment
No. % No. % No. %
Nairobi 92 5 75 4 7 0
Central 276 15 312 17 140 8
Coast 74 4 75 4 218 12
Eastern 331 18 312 17 329 18
North Eastern 18 1 70 4 160 9
Nyanza 367 20 349 19 629 34
Rift Valley 477 26 441 24 224 12
Western 201 11 202 11 129 7
Total 1836 100 1836 100 1836 100
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