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Table 2 Summary of themes and sub-themes from data analysis

From: Decision-making process for introduction of maternal vaccines in Kenya, 2017–2018

Themes Sub-themes
Decision-making process for policy development and implementation - Problem identification
- Considerations for vaccine introduction
- Monopolized engagement of national level entities in vaccine policy recommendation
- Complexity of decision-making process
- Policy implementation process (systematic implementation)
- Policy evaluation
Effects of devolution on health care policies - Policy adaptation to local needs
- Intra-governmental communication
- Delineation of responsibilities
- Resource provision within government
Resilience of policy to external influences - Rumours
- Anti-vaccine campaigners
- Sociocultural influences
Recommendations for improving vaccine policy-making process - Stakeholder engagement at all levels
- Improve intra-governmental communication