Table 3

Summary of major themes and categories related to ACF policy development and implementation

1Evidence generation and use1Dissemination and exchange of evidence
2Demand for evidence by decision-makers
3Stakeholder engagement to facilitate evidence use
2Factors influencing ACF policy development1Government leadership and commitment
2Donor funding
3Non-governmental organisations’ experience
3Factors influencing ACF policy implementation1Human and financial resources
2Systems, processes and resources to build on
3Donor funding and related target setting
4Government power
5Health workers’ motivation and incentives
4WHO guidelines on systematic screening1Positive and negative perceptions
2Contextualisation of global guidelines locally
3Suggested improvements
5Sustainability of ACF1Opportunities for sustainability
2Challenges for sustainability
  • ACF, active case-finding.