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Table 1 Status of mentorship practices at Makerere University College of Health Sciences

From: Mentorship needs at academic institutions in resource-limited settings: a survey at makerere university college of health sciences

  Mentors N = 22 respondents
n (%)
Age group (years) 30-39 10 (46)
  40-49 8 (36)
  50-60 4 (18)
Gender Male 15 (68)
Level of education Masters degree 17 (77)
  Doctorate 4 (18)
  Bachelors 1 (5)
Principal area of research* Clinical Medicine 10 (44)
  Health Sciences 7 (30)
  Basic sciences 16 (31)
Areas of mentorship*   
  Professionalism 13 (33)
  Clinical Medicine 10 (25)
  Research field 17 (43)
Number of mentees at the moment*   
  One 7 (37)
  Two and more 9 (47)
  None 3 (16)
Number of mentees
one can handle in a year*
  
  Less than five 18 (82)
  Five to Ten 3 (14)
  More than Five 1 (5)
Kind of support needed* Training 20 (41)
  Logistical support 15 (31)
  Financial support 14 (29)
  1. *Some mentors gave multiple responses