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Table 3 Examples of external opportunities and threats were related to the following categories: legislation, demographic characteristics of the population, economy, the political situation, market

From: Training hospital managers for strategic planning and management: a prospective study

Examples of opportunities • Rationing of hospital staff and facilities
• Support from the local community and NGOs
• Participation in international projects
Examples of threats • Lack of treatment standards and protocols
• High number of refugees and internally displaced people
• Lack of effective gatekeeper function in primary health care