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Supporting close-to-community health workers in fragile settings requires a gendered approach

Nov 1, 2021

Blog post from Lynda Keeru on the webinar ‘Close-to-community providers in fragile settings and vulnerable communities during crisis: Gender and COVID-19’

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Join our Twitter chat on health systems, conflict & displaced people

Oct 21, 2021

Join our panel of experts for a Twitter chat on health systems, conflict and displaced people – 11:00 UTC on 3rd November 2021

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Uncovering the voices of the most vulnerable and neglected in health systems is important

Oct 5, 2021

Blog post from Lynda Keeru on the RSTMH’s President’s Lecture 2021 webinar, looking at neglected countries, communities and conditions

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Close-to-community providers, gender and COVID-19 webinar

Aug 4, 2021

Webinar exploring how gender, COVID-19 & fragility interplay in the lives of close-to-community health care providers in Brazil, Lebanon, Sierra Leone & Nepal

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The COVID-19 pandemic and associated catastrophic financial burden: a tragedy still in the making

Jul 27, 2021

Blog post from Oxford Policy Management describing the financial burden faced by everyday people and growing health inequality in India

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The role of community health workers in future proofing health systems in fragile and conflict-affected settings

Jul 1, 2021

Joanna Raven & Sally Theobald of ReBUILD speak at this thematic working group session on the current & future role of community health workers

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Putting the ‘universal’ into Universal Health Coverage schemes for family planning

Jun 29, 2021

Lynda Keeru reports on a Thinkwell webinar on family planning and Universal Health Coverage

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Understanding the role of Indian frontline workers in preventing and managing Covid-19

Jun 16, 2021

Blog post examining the barriers and facilitators to supporting frontline workers to prevent and manage Covid-19 in India

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Seven recommendations for building the climate shock-responsiveness of Kenya’s health system

Jun 10, 2021

Our colleagues have been working in Kenya to learn how the country’s health system can become more climate-shock responsive.

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Health systems in a crisis – learning from Covid-19 and how to build a stronger and more resilient health workforce

Jun 3, 2021

Oxford Policy Management explores the effect of Covid-19 on Indian health workers and recommends policies for a resilient health workforce

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