Paper examines the effects of COVID-19 on sexual and reproductive health services in North Kivu and how the health system did or did not adapt to ensure continued services
Supporting community health workers in fragile settings from a gender perspective: a qualitative study
Community health workers are vital in fragile and conflict-affected settings. This paper looks at their gendered experiences in Sierra Leone, Liberia and DRC
Health system resilience during COVID-19: understanding sexual and reproductive health service adaptation in North Kivu
This report examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on sexual and reproductive health services in North Kivu, DRC
How should community health workers in fragile contexts be supported: qualitative evidence from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Democratic Republic of Congo
Paper presents evidence from three fragile settings – Sierra Leone, Liberia and Democratic Republic of Congo – on managing community health workers and recommends best approaches to support them
Performance-Based Financing, Basic Packages of Health Services and User-Fee Exemption Mechanisms: An Analysis of Health-Financing Policy Integration in Three Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings
Research looking at whether and how performance-based financing is integrated with national financing strategies, especially in fragile and conflict-affected settings
(How) does RBF strengthen strategic purchasing of health care? Comparing the experience of Uganda, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Results-Based Financing has proliferated in health sectors of low and middle income countries, especially fragile and conflict-affected ones, and has been presented as a way of reforming and strengthening strategic purchasing. However, few studies have empirically examined how RBF impacts on health care purchasing in these settings. This article examines the effects of several RBF programmes on health care purchasing functions
the past decade.
A summary document giving an overview of the projects and research themes which have made up ReBUILD’s work.
This policy brief reviews the meaning of universal health coverage (UHC) and summarises lessons for achieving UHC in crisis-affected settings.
Webinar – Performance-based financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings: from research to practice
Recording of a webinar on the impact of PBF research on practice in fragile and conflict-affected settings
Investigating results-based financing as a tool for strategic purchasing: comparing the cases of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe and Uganda
Presentation given by Maria Paula Bertone at a Satellite session of the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Reseach, on “Payment for Performance, how, why, where and what? Learning from research across income settings. Tuesday 9th October 2018.
Presentation given by Sophie Witter at a satellite session on “Health financing in fragile & conflict affected settings – controversies and innovations” at the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, on 8th October 2018.
Gender and community health worker programmes in fragile and conflict-affected settings. Findings from Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Liberia
Based on findings from ReBUILD’s research project on community health workers in fragile and conflict-affected settings, this brief provides recommendations and guidance for practitioners and policy makers on the ways their workforce may be affected by gender norms, and actions to address them.
Video of Maria Bertone of ReBUILD speaking on the consortium’s work on performance-based financing in fragile and post-conflict states
Supporting community health workers in fragile settings: evidence from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Democratic Republic of Congo
Poster presented at the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool in October 2018 on supporting community health workers in fragile settings
A paper from ReBUILD’s study exploring how performance-based financing emerged and was adapted in three humanitarian settings.
Fragile and conflict affected states: report from the Consultation on Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Delivery
Fragile and Conflict Affected States present difficult contexts to achieve health system outcomes and are neglected in health systems research. This report presents key debates from the Consultation of the Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Delivery, Liverpool, June, 2014.
Introducing the issues in the health systems stream from an IPASC perspective – a 2015 presentation