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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 256205, 7 pages
Research Article

Working Atmosphere and Job Satisfaction of Health Care Staff in Kenya: An Exploratory Study

1Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, University of Heidelberg, Vossstrasse 2, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
2Evaplan at the University Hospital of Heidelberg, Ringstrasse 19b, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
3AQUA-Institute for Applied Quality Improvement and Research in Health Care, Maschmühlenweg 8-10, 37073 Goettingen, Germany
4Institute of Health Policy, Management and Research, NHIF Building, 2nd Floor Ragati Road, Upperhill, P.O. Box 307-00202, Nairobi, Kenya
5Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), P.O. Box 41607, Nairobi 00100, Kenya

Received 4 May 2015; Accepted 9 September 2015

Academic Editor: Malgorzata Bala

Copyright © 2015 Katja Goetz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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