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Table 1 Feasibility framework areas and outcomes of interest.

From: Evaluation of the national policy of single screening and treatment for the prevention of malaria in pregnancy in two districts in Eastern Indonesia: health provider perceptions

Area Description Sample outcomes of interest IDIs
Acceptability To what extent is a new idea, programme, process or measure judged as suitable, satisfying, or attractive to programme deliverers? And perceived as such to users by deliverers? Satisfaction
Intent to continue use
Perceived appropriateness
+++
Demand To what extent is a new idea, programme process, or measure likely to be used (how much demand is likely to exist)? Fit within organizational culture
Perceived positive/negative effects on organization
Actual use or intention to use
Perceived demand
++
Implementation To what extent can a new idea, programme, process, or measure be successfully delivered to intended participants in some defined, but not fully controlled context? Degree of execution
Success or failure of execution
Amount/type of resources needed to implement
±
Practicality To what extent can a new idea, programme, process, or measure be carried out with intended participants using existing means, resources, and circumstances without outside intervention? Factors affecting ease or difficulty of implementation
Efficiency, speed or quality of implementation
Positive/negative effects on target populations
Ability to carry out interventions
Cost analysis
+
Adaptation To what extent can a new idea, programme, process, or measure be or be likely to be implemented as designed? Degree to which similar outcomes obtained in a new format
Process outcomes comparison between interventions in two populations
++
Integration To what extent can a new idea, programme, process, or measure be integrated within an existing system? Perceived fit with infrastructure
Perceived sustainability
++
Expansion (scale-up) To what extent can a new idea, programme, process, or measure be expanded to provide a scaled-up programme? Cost to organization and policy bodies
Fit with organizational goals and culture
Positive/negative effects on organization
Disruption due to expansion component
+
  1. Key: scale for contribution of data through IDIs: ±, IDIs contribute limited data (low); +++, IDIs good source of data (high)