Headshot of a woman wearing a headscarf looking intently at a chest xray

Health workers on the frontline

Apr 5, 2022

Blog post for World Health Worker Week on the work of Professor Najla Al-Sonboli, a paediatrician working in difficult conditions in Yemen


Man and small child walking through a blasted, desert landscape

The reality of mental health and psychological support in northwest Syria

Feb 15, 2022

Report from a webinar which presented the findings of an assessment of MHPSS service delivery with a focus on frontline workers and access for and relevance to health care workers affected by attacks on health care in Northwest Syria


Girls working at desks in a classroom

Public health: my vocation, my nature

Feb 9, 2022

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Dr Rouham Yamout talks about her life in science and how opportunities for women have changed over her career


A girl in headscarf stands in front of tents in a desert landscape

Health financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings webinars

Jan 25, 2022

Webinars on health financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings run in collaboration with WHO – one in French, the other in English


Advert for the HEAL together campaign showing a rown of smiling men and women in medical outfits and the words 'it's time to HEAL'

Achieving Universal Health Coverage – webinar report back

Jan 12, 2022

Report on THET’s Health Equity for All on this webinar, in collaboration with Action for Global Health and Students for Global Health


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How to attract and retain health workers in rural areas – new paper

Dec 17, 2021

New paper looking at how to attract and retain health workers in rural areas of a fragile state, using findings from a labour market survey in Guinea


screengrab of the top of the report showing the head of a smiling African woman and the paper's title

ReBUILD at FCDO’s health system strengthening position paper launch

Dec 14, 2021

News on ReBUILD’s attendance at the launch of the UK government’s new position paper on health system strengthening


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Direct facility financing presentation at Montreux

Dec 9, 2021

Professor Sophie Witter was invited to speak at the Montreux Collaborative meeting – read about the Direct Facility Financing session and her presentation


Five seated women in burkas with six children. Above them is a sign reading 'Primary healthcare for Afghan refugees'

What did we learn from a Twitter chat on health systems, conflict and displaced people?

Nov 16, 2021

Blog post on what we learned during a REBUILD for Resilience Twitter chat on health systems and displaced people


An African nurse sits tending to another African woman while three women sit in the background, all beneath a wicker shelter

Resilient health systems: the answer to health threats

Nov 4, 2021

Blog post on the importance of building resilient health system to meet future shocks and threats


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