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Webinar – No health without peace: Health justice in armed conflict settings

May 28, 2024

Details and registration for the webinar ‘No health without peace: Health justice in armed conflict settings’


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New podcast series launched

May 14, 2024

ReBUILD for Resilience launches a great new podcast series on resilience in health systems


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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.


Nepali women and men sit in an office. One man stands talking

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


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


Two female, Syrian medics stand in a consulting room

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


A blood-stained stretcher in the back of an ambulance

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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