Table 3

Competencies with differences in mean proficiency scores comparing sub-groups of respondents based on their self-reported proficiency level

Domain and competencies (based on V.2.0 of framework)Global F, P value
Domain: Identify emerging challenges related to implementation of evidence-supported IDoP interventions
2.3. Identify the potential impact of scaling down (aka de-implementing) an ineffective but often used intervention for addressing that outcome.0.04
2.4.2. Be able to strategise to address inequities specific to the implementation of a given set of efficacious interventions, and thereby achieving the desired health outcome.0.02
Domain: Identify and engage relevant stakeholders
3.1.1. Understand key constructs of participatory research, that is, collaborative, equitable, community-based, co-learning, capacity building and so on.0.04
3.3.1. Be aware of models and methods for facilitating stakeholders’ engagement and participation in IR process.0.03
3.3.2. Be able to engage stakeholder groups appropriately to gather perspectives and opinions.0.02
3.3.3. Be able to incorporate stakeholder input into IR practice.0.03
Domain: Conduct and evaluate IR in a robust, rigorous and ethical manner
8.5.1. Identify potential ethical issues in IR such as safety of participants, power relationships, literacy, disruption of services.0.03
Domain: Communicate and advocate effectively throughout the IR process
10.3.2. Understand methods of scaling up and what is required for each such as technical assistance, interactive systems, novel incentives and ‘pull’ strategies.0.03
  • IDoP, infectious diseases of poverty; IR, implementation research.