Category: Human resources for health

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


Evidence review of what works for health systems strengthening, where and when?

Research from ReBUILD and partners on identifying evidence on effective health systems strengthening approaches in different contexts


Health system strengthening – reflections on its meaning, assessment and our state of knowledge

Paper reflecting on undertaking a health systems strengthening review, drawing out suggestions on definitions and approaches to assessment, plus key conclusions


Health system strengthening – what is it, how should we assess it, and does it work?

Presentation (video and slides) given by Professor Sophie Witter on a report on health systems strengthening


Flexibility of deployment: challenges and policy options for retaining health workers during crisis in Zimbabwe

ReBUILD study looking at the implementation of health worker deployment policies in Zimbabwe before, during and after the 1997-2008 crisis


“Posting policies don’t change because there is peace or war”

Paper looking at how deployment policies & practices were adapted during and after conflict in Acholi, Uganda


Establishing a responsive & equitable health workforce post-conflict & post-crisis: lessons from ReBUILD research

Human resources for health is the most expensive, complex and critical health system pillar, and one with more political ramifications – it is crucial to learn lessons about how to rebuild it effectively post-conflict. This brief highlights some of the main findings on HRH and recommendations from ReBUILD’s research.


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.


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.


Sustainability of health systems in crisis-affected settings: lessons for practice

This policy brief reviews key dimensions of sustainability and their relevance for crisis-affected settings, then presents lessons for encouraging sustainability in these settings.


Do health systems contribute to reduced fragility and state-building during and after crises?

This ReBUILD brief discusses the associations between health systems and state-building and the empirical evidence in this area.


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.


How to move towards universal health coverage in crisis-affected settings: lessons from research

This policy brief reviews the meaning of universal health coverage (UHC) and summarises lessons for achieving UHC in crisis-affected settings.


Institutions for strong and equitable health systems after conflict and crisis – lessons from ReBUILD research

This brief outlines the findings from ReBUILD’s phase 1 research informing the theme of institutions in post-conflict health systems.


Establishing a responsive and equitable health workforce post-conflict and post-crisis – lessons from ReBUILD research

This brief outlines the findings from ReBUILD’s phase 1 research on health workers in post-conflict settings.


The ReBUILD programme and emerging themes for health systems strengthening in post-conflict and post-crisis settings

This brief outlines the main themes on health systems in post-conflict and post-crisis settings which came from the first phase of the ReBUILD programme, and the range of research projects which gave rise to these findings and themes.


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.


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.


Improving deployment of human resources for health in Zimbabwe in the context of crisis

This brief outlines key findings and recommendations from ReBUILD’s study of health worker deployment in Zimbabwe


Understanding HRH recruitment in post-conflict settings: an analysis of central-level policies and processes in Timor-Leste (1999–2018)

The study explores how the human resources for health recruitment policies changed in Timor-Leste from 1999-2018, the drivers of change and their contribution to rebuilding an appropriate health workforce after conflict.


The changing health care needs of communities and health system responses in fragile settings

Presentation on the changing health care needs of communities and health system responses in fragile settings by Tim Martineau at the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, October 2018.


Etat des connaissances sur le renforcement des systèmes de santé dans les contextes fragiles

Presentation (French language) on the state of knowledge on health systems in fragile contexts, given by Professor Sophie WItter at an International Workshop at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp on 16th October 2018.


Understanding human resources for health recruitment and deployment in post-conflict settings

Alvaro Alonso-Garbayo speaks about understanding human resources for health recruitment and deployment in post-conflict settings


Summary of ReBUILD’s research themes, projects and outputs 2018

This summary of ReBUILD’s research projects from both the original phase and the short extension phase of the programme. It includes links to further information on the projects and their outputs.


Health Systems in Situations of Fragility

Presentation given by Professor Sophie Witter on 17th May 2018 for the American University of Beirut Global Health Institute’s Webinar series: “Global Health and Conflict”. This webinar theme: Health Systems in Situations of Fragility.


The human resource implications of improving financial risk protection for mothers and newborns in Zimbabwe

This 2013 paper examines implications for human resources for health of changes in user fees for maternal and newborn health services in Zimbabwe.


What adaptation to research is needed following crises: a comparative, qualitative study of the health workforce in Sierra Leone and Nepal

ReBUILD paper examines health systems research that explored and evaluated health worker performance during crises in Sierra Leone & Nepal


Why do people become health workers? Analysis from life histories in four post‐conflict and post‐crisis countries

Paper from ReBUILD’s health worker incentives research looking at motivation to join the profession in Uganda, Sierra Leone, Cambodia & Zimbabwe.


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.


How do health workers experience and cope with shocks? Learning from four fragile and conflict-affected health systems in Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Cambodia

Paper draws together lessons from ReBUILD’s research on health worker incentives in northern Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Cambodia.


Leaving no one behind: lessons on rebuilding health systems in conflict and crisis-affected states

This paper draws on ReBUILD’s research to understand key issues inhibiting health systems strengthening in fragile settings


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


Experiences of using life histories with health workers in post-conflict and crisis settings: methodological reflections

This paper examines the ReBUILD programme’s experience of using life histories to explore health system trajectories coming out of conflict through the eyes of health workers. The paper shows how life histories with health staff can be a very powerful tool, particularly in contexts where routine data sources are absent or weak, and where health workers constitute a marginalized community.


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.


Retention of health workers in rural Sierra Leone: findings from life histories

This article, published in Human Resources for Health, reports the findings from ReBUILD’s qualitative work in Sierra Leone on health worker incentives.


Health worker experiences of and movement between public and private not-for-profit sectors – findings from post-conflict Northern Uganda

This paper looks at the experiences of health workers during and after the 20 years of conflict in northern Uganda, and the factors that influenced their movement between public and private not-for-profit sectors. The findings highlight the need to ensure balanced health labour market incentives which take into account not only the changing context but also needs at different points in individuals’ life cycles and across all core service delivery sectors.


Understanding health worker incentives in post-crisis settings: lessons from health worker in-depth interviews and life histories in Zimbabwe

This is a report from the qualitative component of ReBUILD’s health worker incentives research in Zimbabwe, drawing on the ‘life histories’ interviews with health workers


Understanding deployment policies and systems for staffing rural areas in Northern Uganda during and after the conflict: synthesis report

This 2017 paper reports on ReBUILD’s research into deployment systems for health workers in remote and rural areas in Uganda


Evidence submitted to High Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

In June 2016 ReBUILD submitted evidence to the High Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, based on the findings and experience on human resources for health from the research team, especially related to fragile and conflict affected settings. You can access the submitted evidence here.


Health systems after conflict – evidence for better policy and practice

These briefs outline the main themes which have come from ReBUILD’s research, as well as an overview of the programme, its research projects, and how the themes developed from these.


Deployment of Human Resources for Health in Zimbabwe: Synthesis report

Report from ReBUILD’s research into deployment systems for health workers in remote and rural areas in Zimbabwe. Download the full report here.


Attraction and retention of Health Workers in Northern Uganda: Implications for faster reconstruction and Universal Coverage?

This brief outlines findings and recommendations from ReBUILD’s research on health worker incentives research in post-conflict northern Uganda, in support of universal health coverage.


Key messages from ReBUILD research in Uganda

This brief outlines the key messages which have come from ReBUILD’s research on health financing, health workforce and aid effectiveness in post-conflict northern Uganda


Health systems in post conflict Uganda – ReBUILD video

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.


Learning from the experiences of health workers in conflict-affected Cambodia to improve motivation and retention: analysis of life histories

This 2016 ReBUILD working paper looks at the evolution of health worker incentives in Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zimbabwe


How to promote a resilient health workforce in conflict affected settings – insights from four countries

Combined presentations from a ReBUILD panel session at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, Canada, on 18th November 2016


Can positive inquiry strengthen obstetric referral systems in Cambodia?

This paper draws on ReBUILD’s Responsive Fund project “Obstetric Referral in the Cambodian Health System – What Works?” This project was conducted by the Nuffield Centre for International Health & Development, University of Leeds and Cambodian Development Research Institute.


What do health workers do, and why? A study of the activities performed by primary healthcare workers in Sierra Leone

Poster from ReBUILD/LSHTM affiliate study on Health Workers’ Remuneration, Incentives and Accountability in Sierra Leone, presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada


Outputs from the project Health Workers’ Remuneration, Incentives and Accountability in Sierra Leone

This page lists all outputs from the project Health Workers’ Remuneration, Incentives and Accountability in Sierra Leone


Data collection on rural posting /deployment of health workers in post crisis settings: A case of rural Zimbabwe

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


Impact of the policy to freeze posts on the deployment of health workers after the crisis in rural Zimbabwe

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


More flexibility in the use of deployment policies: the challenge of retaining health workers in post crisis settings in remote areas of Zimbabwe

Poster from ReBUILD’s health worker deployment study in Zimbabwe, presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada Authors: Wilson Mashange, Yotamu Chirwa, Pamela Chandiwana, Mildred Pepukai, Shungu Munyati, Tim Martineau & Alvaro Alonso-Garbayo Click on the poster image to download the poster.


Adapting official deployment policies for staffing rural areas to build resilient health systems during conflict: lessons from northern Uganda

Poster from ReBUILD’s health worker deployment study in Uganda, presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada.


Becoming more effective actors for evidence-based health systems policy and practice; Experiences of research, research uptake and capacity-building from the ReBUILD research programme consortium

Poster on ReBUILD’s experiences of research uptake and capacity building at national and international levels, presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada.


Understanding factors that can promote resilience during and after economic crises: how to retain and motivate health workers at rural health facilities in Zimbabwe

Poster from ReBUILD’s health worker incentives study in Zimbabwe, presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada.


Fostering development of sustainable incentive policies for a resilient health workforce: lessons from post crisis Zimbabwe

Poster from ReBUILD’s health worker incentives study in Zimbabwe, presented at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 16th-18th November, Vancouver, Canada.


Building a resilient health system post Ebola: voices of health workers from Sierra Leone

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


Health worker experiences of and movement between public and private not-for-profit (PNFP) sectors in post conflict Northern Uganda: Lessons for health system resilience

Poster from ReBUILD’s health worker incentives study in Uganda, 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.


Resources from ReBUILD’s work on health worker incentives and deployment in post-conflict and post-crisis settings

This document includes details of all outputs from ReBUILD’s work on human resources for health in post-conflict and post-crisis settings.


The evolution of human resources for health policies in post-conflict Cambodia: findings from key informant interviews and document reviews

ReBUILD Working Paper 19. Sovonarith So and Sophie Witter. February 2016. This working paper was an output of ReBUILD’s research into the evolution of health worker incentives in four post-conflict contexts (Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zimbabwe) in order to understand how to establish equitable access to quality health care in these health systems. The… Read more


‘Fighting a battle’: Ebola, health workers and the health system in Sierra Leone

A working paper on the ReBUILD study ‘Fighting a battle: Ebola, health workers and the health system in Sierra Leone’


Report of Sierra Leone Human Resources for Health Summit 2-3 June 2016

A ReBUILD consortium report from the Sierra Leone Human Resources for Health Summit 2016


Performance-based financing in the context of the complex remuneration of health workers: findings from a mixed-method study in rural Sierra Leone

The study investigates the absolute and relative contribution of performance-based financing (PBF) to health workers’ income and explores their views on PBF bonuses, in comparison to and interaction with other incomes. The study confirms the complex and interrelated nature of health workers’ remuneration and that the different financial incentives cannot be examined independently from one. It also shows that the way PBF schemes are implemented has an impact on health worker motivation.


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


Investigating health workers remuneration in Sierra Leone – preliminary results and reflections on methods

Presentation given by Maria Paola Bertone at the 3rd Conference of the African Health Economics and Policy Association (11-13 March, 2014, Nairobi).


Health workforce recruitment and financing – selected issues for consideration

Presentation given by Tim Martineau at the Human Resources for Health Summit in Freetown, Sierra Leone, 2nd June 2016.


Evidence for supporting a health workforce for all in Sierra Leone

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


Health systems in post-conflict states – Learning from the ReBUILD programme

Presentation given by Joanna Raven on ReBUILD’s work on health systems in post-conflict states, at a Workshop on Rebuilding Health in Yemen after Conflict, 4th June 2016 in Liverpool


Human Resources for Health in Post-Conflict settings – Findings from ReBUILD research

Presentation given in June 2016 by Sophie Witter on the ReBUILD programme’s findings on Human Resources for Health in Post-Conflict settings.


Human Resources in Fragile and Conflict-Affected settings – cross sectoral issues between health and education

A 2016 overview presentation on human resources in health and education in fragile and conflict-affected settings


Maintaining an effective health workforce during and after conflict: Evidence from ReBUILD’s research in northern Uganda

This research brief gives an overview and key findings/recommendations from ReBUILD’s research on health worker incentives in northern Uganda


Understanding health worker incentives in three districts of Zimbabwe: survey report

This 2015 report describes the findings from a health workers study in Zimbabwe which aimed to understand the incentive environment.


Sources, determinants and utilization of health workers’ revenues: evidence from Sierra Leone

This 2016 ReBUILD paper investigates the formal and informal payments available to health workers in Sierra Leone


Increasing access to health services in remote and rural areas through improved retention of health workers: evidence from Sierra Leone

This 2014 poster describes a study on the effectiveness of incentive packages in attracting and retaining health workers in Sierra Leone


The challenge of retaining health workers in Zimbabwe: findings from ReBUILD research

A briefing paper summarising the findings ReBUILD’s work on health worker incentives in ZImbabwe and giving policy recommendations


The challenge of retaining health workers in Zimbabwe: Implications for Universal Health Coverage

This 2015 brief focuses on ReBUILD’s work on the challenge of retaining health workers in Zimbabwe and implications for UHC


Research to inform health systems development – An overview of the ReBUILD RPC in Cambodia

This 2015 brief gives a brief outline of the range of ReBUILD’s research in Cambodia, and some of the emerging key findings.


Research on health worker policies, incentives and retention in post-conflict countries: an overview of ReBUILD work

Presentations from ‘Evolution of policy and incentives for human resources for health post-conflict: learning from different contexts’ 2015


Evidence for supporting a skilled health workforce for all in Sierra Leone

This brief outlines ReBUILD’s research on health worker incentives in Sierra Leone, and gives recommendations for the post-Ebola recovery strategy, based on the research findings, focusing on the strand for in-creasing a skilled workforce, especially in under-served areas.


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


Ebola in the context of conflict affected states and health systems: case studies of Northern Uganda and Sierra Leone

Ebola seems to be a particular risk in conflict affected settings. This paper compares the experience of Northern Uganda and Sierra Leone in the emergence and management of Ebola outbreaks in 2000-1 and in 2014-15 respectively, and how elements of these conflict affected societies affected the disease outbreak and the response.


Financial incentives for human resources for health: What do we know? What do we do? The case of Sierra Leone

Abstract of an oral presentation given by Maria Paola Bertone at the “Health Services Research: Evidence-Based Practice” conference in July 2014


Performance-Based Financing in the context of the ‘complex remuneration’ of Health Workers – Findings from a mixed-methods study in rural Sierra Leone

Presentation by ReBUILD Affiliate researcher Maria Paola Bertone given at the International Health Economics Association Congress in Milan 15th July 2015


An exploration of the political economy dynamics shaping health worker incentives in three districts in Sierra Leone

This 2015 ReBUILD paper focuses on health worker incentives and payments in Sierra Leone and presents an exploration of district-level implementation processes


Fragile and conflict affected states: report from the Consultation on Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Delivery

Fragile and Conflict Affected States present difficult contexts to achieve health system outcomes and are neglected in health systems research. This report presents key debates from the Consultation of the Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Delivery, Liverpool, June, 2014.


Health worker incentives: stakeholder mapping report (Sierra Leone)

Report of a Sierra Leone stakeholder mapping exercise from 2012 to understand the actors who influence policy and practices in human resources for health


Human resource management in post-conflict health systems: review of research and knowledge gaps

Effective human resource management strategies and policies are critical to addressing systemic effects of conflict on the health workforce. This paper reviews published literatures across three functional areas of HRM in post-conflict settings: workforce supply, workforce distribution, and workforce performance.


Health systems and gender in post-conflict contexts: building back better?

This narrative literature review is an output of collaborative work between ReBUILD and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) working group on gender, to explore the opportunities and challenges for building gender responsive health systems in post conflict contexts.


A window of opportunity for reform in post-conflict settings? The case of Human Resources for Health policies in Sierra Leone, 2002–2012

This paper draws on ReBUILD’s research to look at the development of policies on human resources for health (HRH) in Sierra Leone over the decade after the conflict (2002–2012).


State-building and human resources for health in fragile and conflict-affected states: exploring the linkages

Whilst human resources for health are self-evidently critical to running a health service and system, this paper explores a broader issue of the contribution which health staff might play in relation to the wider state-building processes.


The complex remuneration of human resources for health in low-income settings: policy implications and a research agenda for designing effective financial incentives

This paper argues that research focusing on the health workers’ “complex remuneration” is critical to address some of the most challenging issues affecting human resources for health. An empirical research agenda is proposed to fill the gap in our understanding.


Health worker incentives: survey report, Sierra Leone

A 2015 RBUILD report on the need to reach and maintain incentive environments for health workers to support access to equitable health services


A window of opportunity for reform? The case of policy on human resources for health in Sierra Leone after the conflict (2002-2012)

The study in this 2014 ReBUILD brief looks at the development of policies on human resources for health in Sierra Leone over the post-conflict decade


Managing the health workforce after a conflict: a review of research and knowledge gaps

A 2014 briefing paper. During conflict, health systems can break down, with clinics and hospitals destroyed and medicine in short supply, leaving people at high risk of disease. Health workers can be targets and many leave the conflict zone. Managing human resources well can help overcome shortages in the health workforce, as well as other… Read more


The Health Worker Incentives: Uganda Briefing

This 2013 ReBUILD brief summarises the findings from the life-histories approach used to explore health workers’ livelihoods and coping strategies in Uganda


Building a motivated health workforce – During and Post Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone

Drawing on ReBUILD’s research on health worker experiences and incentives in Sierra Leone, this briefing paper was produced to inform key actors involved in maintaining basic health services during the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak.


Working towards Universal Health Coverage in post-conflict environments

Produced to coincide with Universal Health Coverage (UHC) day 2014, this briefing note outlines the importance of better understanding health systems in post-conflict settings, and how ReBUILD’s work in this area can contribute towards achieving UHC


ReBUILD Progress Update February 2015

This briefing note provides a summary update of ReBUILD’s progress across the whole range of its research themes and focus countries, as of February 2015.


Building gender responsive health systems in post conflict contexts: Opportunities and challenges

Building gender responsive health systems in post-conflict contexts: Opportunities and challenges Presentation given at a Global Health, Policy and Practice session 7 March 2014 Read the full presentation


Introducing the issues in the health systems stream from an IPASC perspective

Introducing the issues in the health systems stream from an IPASC perspective – a 2015 presentation


Health Systems in post conflict settings

2015 presentation entitled ‘Current work of ReBUILD: Research for Building pro-poor health systems in the aftermath of conflict’


Gender and health ReBUILD themes

Presentation entitled ‘ReBUILD: Gender and health theme’ by Sally Theobald of ReBUILD Consortium


Health systems in conflict affected states

ReBUILD presentation from 2013 on health systems in conflict-affected states


Health worker incentive environments during and postconflict

ReBUILD presentation from 2013 on early work on health worker incentive environments during and post-conflict


Country Situation Analysis Uganda

A REBUILD consortium Country Situation Analysis for Uganda from 2011


Country Situation Analysis: Sierra Leone

A REBUILD consortium Country Situation Analysis for Sierra Leone from 2011


The free health care initiative: how has it affected health workers in Sierra Leone?

In this paper published in Health Policy and Planning, ReBUILD researchers Sophie Witter, Haja Wurie and Maria Bertone explore the effects and implications for health staff of Sierra Leone’s introduction in 2010 of the Free Health Care Initiative (FHCI).


Living through conflict and post-conflict: experiences of health workers in northern Uganda and lessons for people-centred health systems

This article presents the experiences of health workers who lived through decades of conflict in four districts of northern Uganda. It is based on in-depth interviews, using a life history approach, conducted as part of ReBUILD’s wider work on health workers’ experiences, motivation and incentives during and after conflict.


Understanding health worker incentives in post-crisis settings – a document review of Zimbabwe

A 2014 ReBUILD report on health worker incentives in post-crisis settings: policies to attract and retain health workers in rural Zimbabwe


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


Staffing the public health sector in Sierra Leone, 2005‐11: findings from routine data analysis

A 2014 ReBUILD report on staffing the public health sector in Sierra Leone, 2005‐11: findings from routine data analysis


Policies to attract and retain health workers in Northern Uganda during and after conflict: findings of key informant interviews

A 2014 ReBUILD report on policies to attract and retain health workers in Northern Uganda during and after conflict


The development of HRH policy in Sierra Leone, 2002-2012 – a document review

This ReBUILD document review summarises the human resources for health context in Sierra Leone in 2013 and post-conflict policies introduced


The development of HRH policy in Sierra Leone, 2002-2012 – report on key informant interviews

A ReBUILD consortium report on the he development of humna resources for health policy in Sierra Leone, 2002-2012


Serving through and after conflict: life histories of health workers in Sierra Leone

This 2014 ReBUILD study in Sierra Leone used a life history approach to explore health workers’ experiences over time


Human Resources for Health in Post Conflict Settings – A Literature Review

A 2011 ReBUILD scoping review to identify the then current knowledge about human resources for health in post-conflict settings


Health workers career paths livelihoods and coping strategies in conflict and post conflict Uganda

Report of ReBUILD’s ‘life history’ study of serving health workers in four districts of the Acholi sub-region in northern Uganda, as part of ReBUILD’s wider work on health worker experiences and incentives during and after conflict.