Strengthening coordination for shock preparedness and response: lessons for health system resilience
This working paper from OPM examines the roles played by coordination and partnerships between different stakeholders in supporting health system preparedness and response to shocks
A summary of the Maintains programme (2018-21) and its outputs: research supporting social services’ adaptation to external shocks
These two papers, produced for the World Health Organization, look at health financing policy in fragile and conflict-affected settings – Health financing policy and implementation in fragile and conflict-affected settings and Health financing policy in fragile & conflict-affected situations
Research from ReBUILD and partners on identifying evidence on effective health systems strengthening approaches in different contexts
Paper reflecting on undertaking a health systems strengthening review, drawing out suggestions on definitions and approaches to assessment, plus key conclusions
Presentation (video and slides) given by Professor Sophie Witter on a report on health systems strengthening
Paper looking at how deployment policies & practices were adapted during and after conflict in Acholi, Uganda
Les systèmes de santé après un conflit – éléments probants en faveur de meilleures politiques et pratiques
Ces documents de synthèse décrivent les thèmes principaux issus des recherches de ReBUILD, ainsi qu’un aperçu du programme et de son large éventail de projets de recherche jusqu’en 2016.
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.
This ReBUILD brief discusses the associations between health systems and state-building and the empirical evidence in this area.
The political economy of crisis-affected settings: what does it mean for investments in health systems?
This brief reviews key elements in the response to crises from a political economy perspective, evidence on the opportunities and challenges presented by crises, and lessons in how to best utilise those opportunities to promote investment in health systems.
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.
This policy brief reviews the meaning of universal health coverage (UHC) and summarises lessons for achieving UHC 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.
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.
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.
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.
Briefing booklet and programme produced for the East African Regional Symposium on Aid Effectiveness and Health Systemson
Responding to humanitarian crises in ways that strengthen longer-term health systems: What do we know?
ReBUILD briefing paper summarising knowledge on responding to humanitarian crises in ways that strengthen longer-term health systems
Freddie Ssengooba of ReBUILD talks about the consortium’s work on aid effectiveness and health systems development in post-conflict northern Uganda
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.
Resilience of health systems during and after crises – what does it mean and how can it be enhanced?
This policy brief summarises different aspects of health system resilience, its measurement, and strategies for enhancing resilience during and after crises.
Presentation on ReBUILD’s research into aid effectiveness and health system actors and networks in post-conflict northern Uganda. Given to ReBUILD Researchers’ Forum meeting on 28th September 2017
This 2017 paper reports on ReBUILD’s research in northern Uganda, undertaken to assess the aid-effectiveness in post-conflict districts of the country
Application of social network analysis in the assessment of organization infrastructure for service delivery: a three district case study from post-conflict northern Uganda
This 2017 paper reports on ReBUILD’s research on aid effectiveness in northern Uganda in the post-conflict reconstruction phase
This paper reports on some of the findings from ReBUILD’s quantitative research into post-conflict health financing policies in Cambodia.
Evolution of policies on human resources for health: opportunities and constraints in four post-conflict and post-crisis settings
This article draws on ReBUILD’s research on human resources for health across four post-conflict settings, shedding light on the patterns and drivers of post-conflict policy-making. It explores whether the post-conflict period offers increased chances for the opening of ‘windows for opportunity’ for change and reform and the potential to reset health systems.
This brief gives an overview and an assessment of the Social Network Analysis tool for assessing district health sector performance in Uganda.
This brief outlines the approach used and conclusions from part of the ReBUILD’s Aid Effectiveness research in northern Uganda. It concludes that the tool developed for sub-national assessment of aid effectiveness is fit for the purpose. Negotiating priorities and clear communication especially between fundholders and service providers are areas that still need attention if the alignment… Read more
From ReBUILD’s partners at Makerere University School of Public Health – an overview of the context and issues covered by the team’s research on the post-conflict health system in northern Uganda.
Poster from RinGs small grant project in Cambodia, presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada
Can donors really build institutions? Reflections on recent health sector experiences in Sierra Leone
Presentation made by Dr Sophie Witter at World Bank Fragility Forum panel session on “Can donors really build institutions?”. The presentation was based on experiences and research findings from ReBUILD and others from Sierra Leone’s health sector. The 2016 World Bank Fragility Forum was held in Washington on 1st-3rd March 2016. You can access and… Read more
Complete presentations given by ReBUILD team at a stakeholder meeting on “Evidence for supporting a health workforce for all in Sierra Leone”, held on 28th January 2016 in Freetown
Application of Social Network Analysis in the Assessment of Organizational Infrastructure for Service Delivery: A Case Study From Post-conflict Northern Uganda
A 2016 draft paper on ReBUILD research into the link between governance and aid effectiveness in post-conflict health systems in Uganda
ReBUILD poster presented at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town 2014: Study of the multitude of non-state agencies involvement in the health system, in post-conflict Northern Uganda
Report of a ReBUILD desk study to describe the organizational, institutional & governance aspects of health financing in Zimbabwe.
A 2014 ReBUILD brief on managing the Ebola epidemic in Uganda 2000-2001 and the importance of a holistic focus on health systems
2015 presentation entitled ‘Current work of ReBUILD: Research for Building pro-poor health systems in the aftermath of conflict’
This 2014 ReBUILD study examines the evolution of government and donor policies supporting health workers during and after conflict in Uganda
A case study of health service provision in Yobe State, Nigeria in the context of the Boko Haram insurgency
A 2014 ReBUILD case study of health service provision in Yobe State, Nigeria in the context of the Boko Haram insurgency