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Table 1 Definition of process indicators in our conceptual framework [9]

From: Participation in primary health care through community-level health committees in Sub-Saharan Africa: a qualitative synthesis

Themes Definition of process indicators Number of articles contributing to each theme
Leadership The extent to which health committee members provide leadership in decision-making and how interests of various community groups are represented through health committees 10
[12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21]
Management and planning The extent to which health committee members define priorities and manage community health services. 10
[13,14,15, 17, 20,21,22,23,24]
Resource mobilization from external sources The extent to which health committee members find ways of mobilizing resources for running health-related activities at the community level. 6
[17, 20,21,22,23, 25]
Monitoring and evaluation The extent to which health committee members conduct participatory evaluation of health services that produce local meaningful findings. 5
[16, 17, 20,21,22,23]
Women involvement The extent to which women actively participate in decision-making through the health committee 4
[12, 13, 22, 26]