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Table 3 Perspectives of mentors (faculty members) at Makerere University College of Health Sciences about the status of mentorship

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

Theme Responses
Status of mentorship Low critical mass of mentors
  Limited mentorship skills
Challenges facing mentorship practices Academic mentorship program at the college
  Initiation of mentor-mentee relationships
  Limited awareness of roles of mentors/mentees
  Lack of logistics for mentorship program
  Limited interest by mentees in pursuing academic careers
How mentorship can be improved Establishment of an academic mentorship program at the college
  Improvement of mentoring skills
  Motivation of mentors by institutional recognition
  Resource mobilization to support mentoring activities