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Table 1 Categories of issues likely to contribute to successful implementation

From: Importance of strategic management in the implementation of private medicine retailer programmes: case studies from three districts in Kenya

Categories Relevant issues to consider
Attributes of innovation Room to modify the innovation to suit local needs
Ability of end users to see results of intervention
Attributes of the resource team Effective leaders that command authority and respect
Have understanding of the socio-economic environment of implementation.
Training capacity
Close physical proximity to the resource team
Attribute of the user organization Have appropriate technical capacity to implement it.
Stable and Effective leadership
Perceives need for the innovation
Linkages and networks both inside and outside the organization are more likely to ensure innovations become part of the user system
Scaling up strategy Strategies that allow learning and managing local context
External Context Taking advantage of policy windows such as drug policy changes with adequate communication
Adapting to implementation environments (bureaucracy, socio- economic and cultural contexts).