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Mousavi S M, Lotfi M, Bouzarjomehri H, Bahariniya S, Ranjbar M. Analysis of the implementation of comprehensive provincial health plan: A qualitative study. Payesh 2023; 22 (2) :161-174
1- Health management and economics Health Policy and Management Research Center, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
2- Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Healthو Social Determinants of Health Research Center
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Objective(s): Document and comprehensive health plan was compiled with the focus of the province's Health and Food Security High Council and the participation of public institutions and organizations in a five-year period. Therefore, this study conducted based on systemic view to deal with the analysis and implementation of the document.
Methods: This qualitative study was conducted in 2022 with content analysis method in Yazd province, Iran. This study included the evaluation of the progress of the province's comprehensive health plan with the aim of identifying the province's health problems and solutions and providing suggested interventions for the next 5 years. Participants were selected purposefully using the snowball approach. The data was collected via semi -structured interviews. After conducting 25 interviews with managers and experts, the data saturation was achieved. The data was analyzed using qualitative MAXQDA12 Software.
Results: The content of the interviews was categorized into 8 main categories and 44 subcategories. The common problems of the province in the ten priorities as well as the proposed interventions for the better implementation of the compiled document were identified according to the role of each executive body.
Conclusions: Reforming the governance system is one of the key prerequisites for the implementation of the comprehensive provincial health plan of the Yazd Province, Iran. The implementation of the document requires the establishment of an expert team that is exclusively focused on the implementation of the document and with sufficient authority to monitor and evolution the performance.
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Received: 2022/12/20 | Accepted: 2023/04/5 | ePublished ahead of print: 2023/04/8 | Published: 2023/04/9

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