Category: COVID-19

Understanding health system resilience to respond to COVID-19 in a federalised context

A report – Understanding Health System Resilience to Respond to COVID-19 in a Federalised Context: a case study of health workforce management at the sub-national level in Nepal during the COVID-19 pandemic – by HERD International


Gendered experience of Sierra Leone’s close-to-community providers during COVID-19: a study report

Report on the Sierra Leone strand of the study ‘The gendered experience of close-to-community providers in fragile & shock-prone settings: implications for policy & practice during & post COVID-19’


Gendered experience of close-to-community providers in fragile and shock-prone settings – global document review

Review examines relevant literature on close-to-community providers during the COVID-19 pandemic in fragile and shock-prone settings, applying gender, equity & justice lenses.


Executive summary: the gendered experience of close-to-community providers in Lebanon

A brief summarising work by American University of Beirut on the gendered experience of close-to-community providers in fragile and shock-prone settings during the COVID-19 pandemic


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

Video recording of the webinar ‘Close-to-community providers in fragile settings and vulnerable communities during crisis: Gender and COVID-19’


Recommendations for supervisors of female health workers

Recommendations for supervisors of female health workers in Lebanon – how to improve employees’ experiences of work and boost their well-being, motivation & productivity (Arabic & English versions)


The gendered experience of close-to-community providers in Sierra Leone

This brief explores the roles of close-to-community health care providers in Sierra Leone and their gendered experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic


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


Maintains programme: Research supporting social services’ adaptation to external shocks

A summary of the Maintains programme (2018-21) and its outputs: research supporting social services’ adaptation to external shocks


Understanding health system resilience to respond to COVID-19

A presentation from HERD International on understanding health system resilience to respond to COVID-19: a case study of COVID-19 policy response and health workforce management in Nepal


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


COVID-19 and fragile settings – UHC2030 International Health Partnership Policy Brief

A UHC2030 report from December 2020 on health priorities for COVID-19 response and recovery in fragile settings


Reflections from fragile and conflict-affected settings

Presentation from Professor Sophie Witter at the ‘Health financing priorities in the time of Covid-19?’ session at the Institute of Development Studies in October 2020


Resilience and inclusion in health (emergency and longer-term approaches with reference to COVID-19)

A UNHCR webinar on refugees’ inclusion in health systems and health system strengthening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Features Professor Sophie Witter.


Principles of Health Systems Resilience in the Context of COVID-19 Response

A research brief which outlines the key principles for promoting resilient health systems in the face of the challenge of Covid-19