Table 1

Comparing policy design elements in Norwegian and Swiss NPGH documents (Source: Authors)

Norway33Switzerland34
TargetsGlobal health governance system: policy venues, institutions, networks and partnerships for collective action on global health
GoalsIntegrate policy levels: incorporate international and Norwegian domestic objectives related to global healthOrchestrate policy sectors: institutionalise collaborative working processes for global health between multiple sectors in Switzerland
Rationales and assumptionsNorway can impact global health governance building on history of political leadership contributing to global health improvementAdministrative innovation can strengthen Swiss interactions in the global health governance system
Instruments(External) Global health diplomacy—international co-operation/relations(Internal) Global health diplomacy—interministerial co-ordination/dialogue
Implementation structuresMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Norwegian Agency for Development CooperationFederal Department of Foreign Affairs, Federal Office of Public Health, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
Implementation rulesPoliticalAdministrative