Journal article

A mixed-methods evaluation of stakeholder perspectives on pediatric pneumonia in Nigeria-priorities, challenges, and champions

Carina King, Agnese Iuliano, Rochelle Ann Burgess, Imaria Agwai, Samy Ahmar, Zeus Aranda, Solomon Bahiru, Ayobami A Bakare, Tim Colbourn, Funmilayo Shittu, Hamish Graham, Adamu Isah, Eric D McCollum, Adegoke G Falade

Pediatric Pulmonology | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Interventions to reduce pneumonia mortality exist; however, stakeholder engagement is needed to prioritize these. We explored diverse stakeholder opinions on current policy challenges and priorities for pediatric pneumonia in Nigeria. METHODS: We conducted a mixed-methods study, with a web-survey and semi-structured interviews, to explore stakeholder roles, policy barriers, opportunities, and priorities. Web-survey participants were identified through stakeholder mapping, including researchers' networks, academic and grey literature, and "Every Breath Counts" coalition membership. Stakeholders included actors involved in pediatric pneumonia in Nigeria from non-governmental, gover..

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