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Table 2 Summary of study participants

From: Do international trade and investment agreements generate regulatory chill in public health policymaking? A case study of nutrition and alcohol policy in South Africa

Stakeholder group Key stakeholder invited to interview Key stakeholder included in the analysis
Nutrition Alcohol Cross-
Cutting*
Total interviewed
Department of Health 17 7 1 3 10
Department. of Trade and Industry 14 0 2 6 7
National Treasury 4 1 0 1 2
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 6 2 0 0 2
Department of Social Development 1 0 1 0 1
Intergovernmental organisations, non-government organisations and civil society organisations 8 4 2 0 6
Multinational food and alcohol corporations (originating both from within and outside South Africa) 10 2 2 0 3
Academics 11 3 2 0 5
Health Attachés for South African Embassy in Geneva or Washington DC (current or past) 6 0 0 0 0
Total 77 19 10 10 36
  1. * The Cross-cutting category refers to stakeholders with experience or knowledge relevant to both nutrition and alcohol policy
  2. (incidentally a number of them also have experience/knowledge relating to tobacco control)