Category: Community health

The comparative agility of the community health worker cadre in fragile & conflict-affected contexts

Presentation on ReBUILD’s research into the agility of community health worker cadres in four fragile settings during Covid-19


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


ReBUILD cross cutting and synthesis non peer-reviewed outputs

Summary of ReBUILD’s cross cutting and synthesis non peer-reviewed outputs, eg videos, briefs, infographics etc


A summary of ReBUILD’s research themes, projects and related outputs

A summary document giving an overview of the projects and research themes which have made up ReBUILD’s work.


Resources from ReBUILD’s research on gender in post-conflict health systems

Details of all outputs from ReBUILD’s work on gender and post-conflict health systems.


‘Leaving no one behind’ presentation videos

Presentations recorded during the session ‘Leaving No One Behind – how can evidence-based approaches support progress towards UHC and global health goals during conflict and protracted crises?’, part of the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in October 2018 in Liverpool.


How do different types of provider affect access to effective and affordable healthcare during and after crises?

This brief summarises the key characteristics of the different types of providers and the health services they offer, and discusses their involvement in health crises and possible interventions that can increase access to effective and affordable healthcare during and after crises.


Developing inclusive health systems in crisis-affected settings

This policy brief highlights the ways in which health systems reinforce the marginalisation of some social groups, and then summarises the effects of crises on inclusiveness and the interventions that can protect and enhance equity for those marginalised.


Les systèmes de santé pendant et après une crise : éléments probants en faveur de meilleures politiques et pratiques

Cette série de documents de synthèse, fruit des recherches menées par ReBUILD, aborde un nombre de questions clés concernant le renforcement des systèmes de santé dans les contextes affectés par un conflit ou une crise.


Conflict, household structure and health-seeking behaviour: the Cambodian experience

This briefing note presents findings from ReBUILD’s research in Cambodia on the demographic and distributional impacts of conflicts and implications for health systems.


ReBUILD cross cutting and synthesis non peer-reviewed outputs

Summary of ReBUILD’s cross cutting and synthesis non peer-reviewed outputs, eg videos, briefs, infographics etc


Health systems during and after crisis: evidence for better policy and practice

This series of ReBUILD briefing papers addresses some key questions related to health systems strengthening in settings affected by conflict or crisis.


Managing the Transition from Humanitarian to Development Aid: East African Symposium on Aid Effectiveness and Health Systems Development – Key messages brief

This brief document outlines the key messages highlighted by participants at the East African Regional Symposium on Aid Effectiveness and Health Systems, held on 15th/16th August in Kampala.


East Africa Symposium on Transitioning from Humanitarian to Development Aid. Day 2 bulletin

This bulletin presents the highlights from the second day’s proceedings at the East Africa Symposium on Transitioning from Humanitarian to Development Aid in Kampala. 15th – 16th August 2018.


East Africa Symposium on Transitioning from Humanitarian to Development Aid. Day 1 bulletin

This bulletin presents the highlights from the first day’s proceedings at the East Africa Symposium on Transitioning from Humanitarian to Development Aid in Kampala.


Managing the transition from humanitarian to development aid – symposium briefing

Briefing booklet and programme produced for the East African Regional Symposium on Aid Effectiveness and Health Systemson


Insights on health systems and community health workers from a photovoice project in Sierra Leone

This booklet presents the findings of a photovoice project into health systems and Community Health Workers in Sierra Leone


How gender influences the service provided by Community Health Workers in Sierra Leone

This booklet presents the findings of a photovoice project into how gender infuences the service provided by Community Health Workers in Sierra Leone


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.


Community health workers in Sierra Leone

Haja Wurie of ReBUILD and College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences talks on community health workers in Sierra Leone. More on ReBUILD’s work on community health workers here.  


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


Internal contracting of health services in Cambodia: drivers for change and lessons learned after a decade of external contracting

ReBUILD paper on health contracting models in Cambodia since 2009. Includes lessons on the Special Operating Agencies model of contracting.


Health workers’ experiences of coping with the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone’s health system: a qualitative study

A paper from ReBUILD’s study on health workers’ experiences of coping with the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone’ s health system.


Incentives for health workers to stay in post and in rural areas: findings from four conflict- and crisis-affected countries

ReBUILD report presents a cross-cutting analysis into health worker incentives in post-crisis northern Uganda, Sierra Leone, Cambodia & Zimbabwe


A strong public health sector key for health system resilience in Gulu district, northern Uganda

First of two briefs from ReBUILD’s research on health system financing and households’ coping strategies for health care needs in post-conflict northern Uganda.


Rebuilding adolescent girls’ lives: mental health and psychosocial support in conflict-affected Gaza, Liberia and Sri Lanka

A 2015 synthesis report from the ReBUILD study on psychosocial support and service provision for adolescent girls in post-conflict settings


‘Leaving no one behind’: protecting vulnerable groups in fragile and conflict-affected situations

Poster from ReBUILD’s cross-country study on people’s health needs and health seeking behaviour before, during and after conflict. This poster was presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada


Difficult Choices in Health Care Decisions Pre, During and Post Conflict in Sierra Leone

Poster from ReBUILD’s health financing study in Sierra Leone, presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada


Resources from ReBUILD’s work on health worker incentives in Sierra Leone, and on health worker experiences during the Ebola outbreak

Details of all outputs from ReBUILD’s work on health worker incentives and remuneration in Sierra Leone, and on health worker experiences during the Ebola outbreak.


Joint submission to APPG-Africa Inquiry into Community-led health systems and the Ebola outbreak

ReBUILD, together with the REACHOUT and COUNTDOWN RPC, produced this joint submission of evidence in response to a call from the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Africa’s Inquiry on community-led health systems and the Ebola outbreak.


Haja Wurie speaks about Ebola in Sierra Leone

In this 2015 video Haja Wuried of the ReBUILD consortium shared her insights on post-Ebola health system reconstruction in Sierra Leone


Managing the Ebola epidemic in Uganda 2000-2001

A 2014 ReBUILD brief on managing the Ebola epidemic in Uganda 2000-2001 and the importance of a holistic focus on health systems