Strengthening subnational health systems through support to public procurement and financial management: lessons from a technical assistance programme in Nepal
Study to improve public procurement and financial management in Nepal’s decentralised health system
Community leaders’ engagement to prepare and respond to shocks, increase inclusivity, accountability and trust, and support health system resilience
Presentation by Haja Wurie on community leaders’ engagement to prepare and respond to shocks, increase inclusivity, accountability and trust, and support health system resilience in Sierra Leone
Governance, health system strengthening and the private sector
Presentation by Sophie Witter on governance, health system strengthening and the private sector with a focus on fragile and conflict-affected settings
Strong coordination is essential for health system resilience and shock response – a poster
Strong coordination is essential for health system resilience and shock response – a poster
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
Understanding and strengthening local health governance and planning to build resilient local health systems that leave no one behind: Nepal
Study to understand and support building resilient health systems by strengthening the capacity of local government in health sector governance and planning
Working with community leaders to address shocks, increase inclusivity, accountability and trust, and support health system resilience in Sierra Leone
Research on how community leaders have been engaged in Sierra Leone – co-creation and testing of approaches to support and improve engagement, to promote accountability and trust
Responsive Fund round two
Responsive fund projects in Yemen, Nepal, Lebanon, Cameroon & Sierra Leone – from ReBUILD for Resilience health system research programme
Implementation of the reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health policy in Sierra Leone
ReBUILD for Resilience study on the implementation of the reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health policy in Sierra Leone
Cross-country learning on health system resilience: synthesis of OPM findings on the role of community health workers in COVID-19 and on governance for health system responses to emergencies
Research from OPM on cross-country learning on health system resilience, looking at community health workers and governance – from ReBUILD for Resilience
The ReBUILD research project explored the link between governance and aid effectiveness in strengthening post-conflict health systems in northern Uganda
Health financing policy in fragile & conflict-affected situations
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
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
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Assessing aid effectiveness: a case study of post-conflict northern Uganda
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
Sub-national assessment of aid effectiveness: A case study of post-conflict districts in Uganda
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
Impact of health financing policies in Cambodia: A 20 year experience
This paper reports on some of the findings from ReBUILD’s quantitative research into post-conflict health financing policies in Cambodia.
ReBUILDing Health Systems Beyond Health Facilities
This brief is one of two briefs from ReBUILD’s research on health system financing and households’ coping strategies for health care needs in post-conflict northern Uganda.
Aid Effectiveness assessment
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
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
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
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
Contracting health services in Cambodia: From external to internal contracting models and its implications
ReBUILD poster from 2014 – Cambodian study of the shift from external to internal contracting models and their implementation
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.
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
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 in post conflict settings
2015 presentation entitled ‘Current work of ReBUILD: Research for Building pro-poor health systems in the aftermath of conflict’
Health worker incentives during and after the conflict in Northern Uganda: A document review
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