Key concepts Scenario Analysis

Bottleneck Analysis

The bottleneck analysis is a systematic approach to assess which bottlenecks are constraining the coverage of health interventions, and to identify their causes and select operational strategies to address these bottlenecks. Often this analysis is aided by comparing the coverage determinants for health interventions.

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