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Table 1 Data collection methods, sources, and objectives

From: Capturing lessons learned from evidence-to-policy initiatives through structured reflection

Methods (sample size) Sources Objectives
Group interviews (10) and individual interviews (7) Face-to-face interviews with knowledge translation platform (KTP) leaders, policymakers and stakeholders and KTPE team members Solicit in-depth views on activities, outcomes and impacts (if any), and lessons learned, including facilitating factors and challenges
Observation of deliberations (4 plenaries and 6 break-out sessions) Observation of deliberations at the International Forum on Evidence-Informed Health Policy (EIHP) in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs), Addis Ababa, August 28th-30th 2012 Describe the climate, activities, and lessons learned, including facilitating factors and challenges
Document review (1 report) Report from the International Forum on EIHP in LMICs, Addis Ababa, August 28th-30th 2012 Identify the climate, outcomes achieved, and lessons learned, including facilitating factors and challenges