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Table 1 Overview of key informants per level and province

From: Improvement of Quality of Antenatal Care (ANC) Service Provision at the Public Health Facilities in Lao PDR: Perspective and Experiences of Supply and Demand Sides

Level Stakeholder Number
Subtotal of key informants in Vientiane Capital N = 22
Subnational level Policy maker and academic staff (Ministry of Health) 5
Development partner 6
Central level Health managers 2
Health provider 9
Subtotal of key informants in Salavan Province N = 15
Provincial level Health manager 1
Health provider 2
District level Health manager 1
Health provider 2
Health center Health provider 1
Community level Two Lao Loum couples (one with current pregnancy, one with mother with child under 1 year) 4
Two couples of ethnic minority (one Laven with current pregnancy, one Laven of mother with child under 1 year) 4
Subtotal of key informants in Attapeu Province N = 13
Provincial level Health manager 1
Health provider 1
District level Health manager 1
Health provider 1
Health center Level Health provider 1
Community level Two Lao Loum couples (one with current pregnancy, one of mother with child under 1 year) 4
Two ethnic minority couples (one Brao with current pregnancy, one Brao of mother with child under 1 year) 4
Grand total interviews N = 50
Subtotal interviews Policy maker and academic staff of Ministry of Health 5
Development partners 6
Healthcare managers 6
Health providers 17
Service users or clients (demand side) 16