ReBUILD for Resilience

ReBUILD for Resilience examines health system resilience in fragile settings experiencing violence, conflict, pandemics and other shocks.

We are an international research consortium that aims to produce high-quality, practical, multidisciplinary and scalable research which can be used to improve the health and lives of many millions of people.

ReBUILD for Resilience is funded by the UK government.

News and Events

Beyond the Triple A: building resilience in health systems through agility

May 2, 2024

In this blog post Hema Bhatt of Oxford Policy Management explores the importance of agility in Nepal’s COVID-19 response.

Health Facility Operation and Management Committees and their significance in local health governance in Nepal

Apr 16, 2024

HERD International blog post on the role, responsibility and functioning of the Health Facility Operation and Management Committees in Kapilvastu Municipality, Nepal

Community ownership and participation: Studying health systems governance in Moyamba, Sierra Leone

Mar 21, 2024

Halimatu Kamara of Institute for Development team in Sierra Leone reflects on a visit to the team’s learning site in Moyamba District where she saw community ownership and collaboratively address community health issues.

Refugee health in Lebanon: a new facade on old practices

Dec 7, 2023

Rouham Yamout discusses refugee health in Lebanon, critiquing its provision from the arrival of Syrian refugees in 2011 to today’s informal parallel sector

Women, mothers, wives, refugees, health workers, activists: the roles of close-to-community health workers in Lebanon

Nov 8, 2023

Life is difficult for female Syrian close-to-community healthcare workers in Majdal Anjar, Lebanon, so to help alleviate their double burden they have set up Working Women.

A Tale of Two Clinics

Dec 5, 2023

Blog post on the contrasting formal and informal clinics available in Beqaa, Lebanon and how they serve the local communities

Analysing mental health and psychosocial support service provision in conflict-affected Northwest Syria: lessons for donors

Oct 12, 2023

Blog post in which Dr Ibrahim Bou-Orm talks about the findings of his team's study into mental health and psychosocial support services in Northwest Syria

Motivation at the heart of healthcare: Reflections from an embedded researcher in a learning site

Sep 12, 2023

Blog post from Suprich Sapkota of HERD International on the motivation of healthcare workers in the learning site in Kapilvastu Municipality, Nepal

This project is funded with UK aid from the British people

"Two billion of the world’s poorest people live in fragile and conflict-affected settings and that figure is rising, fuelled by growing inequality, violence, conflicts and other shocks."

Joanna Raven, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine