Skip to main content

Table 1 Key evidence-policy factors in APPS programming

From: Strengthening the evidence-policy interface for patient safety: enhancing global health through hospital partnerships

1 Recognition of the complexity of policy making processes
2 Understanding multiple types of evidence utilized for policy
3 Importance of developmental contexts
4 Need for generating and packaging evidence to provide realistic policy options
5 Necessity for trust-nurturing platforms that include evidence generators & policy makers
6 Understanding diverse stakeholders involved at the interface
7 Importance of communication (verbal and written) and use of standardized tools
8 Influence of accountability factors in interface strengthening
9 Critical need for evaluation and continuous learning
10 Potential for working with current structures in Africa