stakeholder selection is a vigorous activity that should involve the whole study team. The team has to carefully select the people who affect or will be affected by the trial and measure the input, influence and area of expertise they possess and how their participation will impact the trial and its study area. therefore to the nature of relationship with each stakeholder is guided by the level of investment and influence they have on the trial
The importance is also measured on the above i.e
1. expertise
2. influence
3. impact on the study objectives of the trial
4.interests and perspectives
5. position in society/ level of authority etc