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Table 1 Main barriers identified to strengthening EIHP

From: Policy options for strengthening evidence-informed health policy-making in Iran: overall SASHA project findings

Dimension Item
Push side Insufficient skills to conduct HPSR
Lack of reward and incentive programmes for researchers to be involved in HPSR
Imperfect enabling processes to support producing HPSR
Pull side Insufficient skills to use HPSR, asking for evidence, and lack of confidence in research for responding to the questions
Lack of reward and incentive programmes of decision-makers to use HPSR
Imperfect enabling processes to support using HPSR
Exchange side Lack of well-structured policy support organization(s)
Imperfect enabling processes to translate HPSR and prepare it for decision-makers