Sample “getting to know your stakeholders” template

Stakeholder groupLevel (who do they communicate with?)Values and goalsConcerns
Members of the host community Partners, families, local leadersVaried: Protecting community members, reducing HIV in the community Safety, community reputation (including stigma), involvement of community in research
Trial participantsPartners, families, local communityVaried: Helping research, earning stipend, reducing personal risk of disease or infectionSafety, burden of trial
National policymakersNews media, opinion leaders, constituentsAttaining and maintaining political power, impact on policyIf something goes wrong, they may be blamed for having
supported the trial

October 2nd, 2013