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Table.1 Barriers and facilitators identified by Health Policymakers and Researchers

From: Translating evidence into policy: opinions and insights of Health Researchers and Policymakers in Nepal

  Barriers Facilitators
Health Policymakers • Political influence
• Poor culture of evidence utilization
• Preference of anecdotal evidences
• Donor agency’s influence
• Poor expenditure for research
• Targets and commitments made at international conferences
• Expert/ Stakeholder’s consultation
Health Researchers • Issues of generalizability and credibility of evidences
• Poor quality and trust of evidences
• Low availability of priority-based researches
• Poor targeted dissemination
• Few priority-based researches
• Availability of nationally representative surveys
• Publication of one-pager research
• Partial CE study