Table 1

Typology for evaluating roles in multisectoral collaboration for health adapted from Rasanathan et al28

Health roleInterpretation
LeadActivity is part of the core mandate of health, collaboration with other sectors is essential for health to deliver on its core mandate.
Bilateral/trilateralCollaboration is required between two or more sectors to coproduce benefits, manage risks and to maximise health benefits.
SupportingCollaboration involves initiatives that tackle structural determinants driving health inequalities.
MinimalOther sector’s core mandates have spill over effects for health.