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Table 1 Definitions of the four conditions of AFR framework [[14],[15]]

From: Increased fairness in priority setting processes within the health sector: the case of Kapiri-Mposhi District, Zambia

AFR condition Meaning of AFR condition
1. Relevance condition Decisions should be made on the basis of reasons which appeal to evidence, principles, and arguments that ‘fair-minded’ people can agree are relevant under the circumstances.
2. Publicity condition Decisions and their rationales must be publicly accessible so as to stimulate public debate on PS.
3. Appeal & revision condition There should be a mechanism for challenge and dispute resolution regarding limit setting decisions, and more broadly, opportunities for revision and improvement of priorities in the light of new evidence or argument.
4. Enforcement condition There should be either voluntary or public regulation of the process to ensure that the above three conditions are met.