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The Importance of Context: Context Analysis

In this lecture, Yodi Mahendradhata explain the importance of context and how to conduct context anlaysis. (Step 3.13)

Yodi Mahendradhata, MD, MSc, PhD, FRSPH Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

In conducting policy engagement, context is king! What works in one place may not work in another – the effectiveness of policies is critically influenced by the contexts they are implemented in, which are often complex and dynamic.

After you complete the lecture, please take a moment to review the the reading Making sense of complexity in context and implementation: the Context and Implementation of Complex Interventions (CICI) framework

In the next activity, you will be invited to conduct your own Context analysis.

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