TABLE 1.

Characteristics of Key Informants Interviewed About Power Dynamics in Global Health and Development

Type of Institution (N=15)Participants, No. (N=20)
Universitya6
Funding organization4
International nongovernmental organization3
Community-based organizationb3
Nongovernmental organizationc2
Civil society2
  • a Participants from universities are public health professionals engaged in implementation who often serve as principal investigators in global health and development research and projects.

  • b Community-based organization represents small, community-level organizations that are subawardees reporting to national Global South partners. Community-based organizations do not have national presence.

  • c Nongovernmental organization represents a nonprofit organization that works with the government and very closely with the community. They are independent of government and aim to further a social or humanitarian mission. A nongovernmental organization may have national presence.