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Table 1 Summary table of themes and subthemes

From: The policy implementation gap of school oral health programmes in Tshwane, South Africa: a qualitative case study

Themes Subthemes
Processes of actual implementation School selection and entry
Relational links
Impacts of poor mobilization
Perceptions of policy content Poor knowledge on policy content
Uncertainty in delivering the content
Dissatisfaction with programme content.
Contextual factors affecting implementation Barriers to tooth brushing programme
High service demands
Inadequate infrastructure and equipment
School food environment
Actors influencing the implementation process Oral Hygienists
Teachers
Parents
Dental assistants
Snack vendors