This database features all of the resources produced by the ReBUILD for Resilience programme as well as those produced by its predecessor, ReBUILD. More resources are being added all the time. Contact us if you cannot find particular information.

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

Resource Type: Peer-reviewed papers

Year: 2019

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?

Resource Type: Audio visual

Year: 2019

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


Political economy approaches to explore PBF’s adoption, adaption and implementation in fragile settings

Resource Type: Presentations

Year: 2019

Presentation given by Maria Bertone at the International Health Economics Association congress in Basel July 2019


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

Resource Type: Peer-reviewed papers

Year: 2019

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


Health financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings: What do we know, seven years on?

Resource Type: Peer-reviewed papers

Year: 2019

Paper from ReBUILD looking at literature on health systems financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings and how it has changed in 2012-19


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

Resource Type: Peer-reviewed papers

Year: 2019

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

Resource Type: Briefs

Year: 2019

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.


(How) does RBF strengthen strategic purchasing of health care? Comparing the experience of Uganda, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Resource Type: Peer-reviewed papers

Year: 2019

Results-Based Financing has proliferated in health sectors of low and middle income countries, especially fragile and conflict-affected ones, and has been presented as a way of reforming and strengthening strategic purchasing. However, few studies have empirically examined how RBF impacts on health care purchasing in these settings. This article examines the effects of several RBF programmes on health care purchasing functions
the past decade.


Les systèmes de santé après un conflit – éléments probants en faveur de meilleures politiques et pratiques

Resource Type: Briefs

Year: 2019

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.


Videos – performance-based financing presentations from HSR 2018

Resource Type: Audio visual

Year: 2018

Three presentations on performance-based financing filmed during the 2018 Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research


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