Semnan University of Medical Sciences

Research and Technology Vice Chancellor

Moshiri, Esmaeil and Rashidian, Arash and Arab, Mohammad and Khosravi, Ardeshir (2016) Using an Analytical Framework to Explain the Formation of Primary Health Care in Rural Iran in the 1980s. Archives of Iranian medicine. pp. 16-22.

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    Identifying the crucial design and implementation aspects of the PHC program can highlight the way it was implemented in a difficult sociopolitical environment. Using a policy analysis approach unfolds the details of implementation in a context which was not overtly convenient for a great health system reform. METHODS:We conducted semi-structured interviews with 35 key participants and collected relevant literature and documents. We used a policy triangle framework to conceptualize the study and used a thematic data analysis approach to analyze the verbatim transcribed texts and documents. Data were analyzed with regard to the context