Document Type : Original Research Manuscripts


1 PhD Candidate, Health Services Management, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz Branch, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services Management, Faculty of Management, Islamic Azad University, South Tehran Branchm, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, School of Health, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Iran


This research aims to investigate managing information and planning for the participation of health charities. With the Covid-19 outbreak, it was important to use information systems to optimize health management. The correct processing of information is the basis for better use of health charities’ participation. Using the snowball technique, and semi-structured interviews, 47 experts and non-experts in Fars province were asked for their opinions. Next, based on the fuzzy network analysis, important factors were prioritized. Four categories and 8 important criteria were identified. To prioritize the effective aspects of the participation of health charities in Fars province, a network analysis technique was used via MATLAB software. Strategy and programs with a normal weight of 0.34 showed the highest priority. Research and education with a normal weight of 0.26 received the second priority. Laws and regulations with a normal weight of 0.24 were placed as the third priority. Based on the obtained results, creating strategy and planning, training and building culture in this field, ease of rules and regulations as well as planning of financial resources play an important role in managing the participation of health donors. With precise planning of health programs, donors see the transparency of decisions. They check the part that needs financing and equipment completion. Because the quality of plans and programs, the effectiveness and efficiency of strategies, and the quality of results depend on the decisions made by donors.


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