A Bangladeshi woman holds a child while standing in brown flood water. Behind are two women and a man.

Webinar: Strengthening climate-resilient health systems: opportunities and challenges at policy and facility level

Apr 11, 2024

Details and registration for the webinar ‘Strengthening climate-resilient health systems: opportunities and challenges at policy and facility level’


Three African people sit around a table - there are microphones and sheets of paper in front of them - while a man sits in a booth on the other side of some glass - he has a mixing desk in front of him

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.


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Webinar: The interplay of gender and other vulnerabilities: A participatory action research with informal Syrian close-to-community health care providers in Lebanon

Jan 23, 2024

Details of a webinar on ‘The interplay of gender and other vulnerabilities: A participatory action research with informal Syrian close-to-community health care providers in Lebanon’ hosted by American University of Beirut


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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


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Why the focus on health system resilience? Isn’t it the shocks we should be addressing?

Dec 7, 2023

Dr Karin Diaconu of Queen Margaret University reflects on the study of health system resilience and questions its purpose when the health system itself and the population it serves are under existential threat.


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Victims of a broken system: a Syrian refugee family’s struggle for healthcare in Lebanon

Dec 5, 2023

The plight of Syrian refugees in Lebanon who require healthcare is explored in this edit of a 2016 article


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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


A group of six standing, smiling women wearing headscarves

Interview with a member of Beqaa’s Working Women group

Nov 14, 2023

Interview with a member of the Working Women group in Beqaa, Lebanon, talking about her life, her hopes for the future, and plans to spread Working Women to other towns and villages in the area


A group of smiling women, most of whom are wearing headscarves

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.


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Navigating health system resilience research, some emerging themes from our annual meeting

Oct 31, 2023

Blog post reflecting on ReBUILD’s annual meeting, the themes that arose in the teams’ presentations, and how they are playing out in our work in multiple contexts.


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