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Table 1 Characteristics of key informants interviewed to understand the policy-development process

From: The governmental health policy-development process for Syrian refugees: an embedded qualitative case studies in Lebanon and Ontario

Policy % (n) Key informant position Organizational affiliations Organizational types
Health Response Strategy 78% (n = 14) Senior decision-maker (n = 13)
Policy advisor (n = 1)
Ministry of Public Health
United Nations
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
World Health Organization
Government agency (n = 8)
International agencies (n = 6)
Phase 2 Ontario Health System Action Plan: Syrian Refugees 22% (n = 4) Healthcare provider (n = 2)
Senior decision-maker (n = 2)
Canadian Centre for Refugee & Immigrant HealthCare
Canadian Red Cross
Crossroads Clinic for Refugees
Healthcare provider (n = 2)
NGO (n = 2)