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Table 1 Analytical framework

From: Opening the policy blackbox: unravelling the process for changing national diagnostic and treatment guidelines for vivax malaria in seven countries

Context Country context regarding socio-economic status & current malaria treatment context and availability of documents outlining actors and process as defined below
Actors Stakeholders/individuals that make or influence malaria treatment policy
Process The way policies are developed and approved, and the respective timelines
Towards power and evidence Power is characterized by authority, finances and access to knowledge. Evidence is defined as ‘Any form of knowledge, including, but not confined to research, of sufficient quality to be used to inform decisions’ Buse et al. 2012 [78]