In this step, we ask you to apply information from your own setting or
from the case study on Zrenya district to carry out a SWOT analysis of an
What is a SWOT analysis?
A SWOT analysis is a structured planning method used to examine the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that might affect an eye care service provider.
Strengths and weaknesses are linked to internal factors; in this case at the eye unit and hospital level. Opportunities and threats come from external sources, in the wider health systems and the broader, general context.
Questions to ask when carrying out a SWOT analysis
Reflect and discuss
Think about your own setting, or re-read the case study on Zrenya district.
Make notes on the main strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that face the eye unit. Use the questions above to guide your thinking. You may find you think of other questions as well.