Tag: Uganda

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


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


Gender and Intersectionality

ReBUILD, gender and intersectionality – about the health systems research programme, predecessor of ReBUILD for Resilience


Aid Effectiveness

The ReBUILD research project explored the link between governance and aid effectiveness in strengthening post-conflict health systems in northern Uganda


Human Resources for Health

ReBUILD and human resources for health – explore the health systems research programme, predecessor of ReBUILD for Resilience


The Impact of Leaving Camps on Well‐being of Internally Displaced Persons in Northern Uganda

Paper that explores the estimated changes in internally displaced persons’ well‐being having left transit camps in 2006 following armed conflict in Northern Uganda.


“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


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

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.


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.


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.


Webinar – Performance-based financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings: from research to practice

Recording of a webinar on the impact of PBF research on practice in fragile and conflict-affected settings


Investigating results-based financing as a tool for strategic purchasing: comparing the cases of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe and Uganda

Presentation given by Maria Paula Bertone at a Satellite session of the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Reseach, on “Payment for Performance, how, why, where and what? Learning from research across income settings. Tuesday 9th October 2018.


Performance-based financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings – a summary

This brief presents key messages from and a summary of ReBUILD’s research into performance-based financing


Video on gender in post-conflict health systems with a focus on Northern Uganda

Professor Sarah Ssali speaks about gender in post-conflict health systems with a focus on Northern Uganda.


Health worker deployment policies in conflict-affected northern Uganda

Richard Ayiasi Mangwi of ReBUILD talks about health worker deployment policies in conflict-affected northern Uganda


Aid effectiveness and health systems development in post-conflict northern Uganda

Freddie Ssengooba of ReBUILD talks about the consortium’s work on aid effectiveness and health systems development in post-conflict northern Uganda


Are health systems interventions gender blind? Examining health system reconstruction in conflict affected states

This ReBUILD paper examines if and how rebuilding health systems affected gender equity in four post-conflict contexts.


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 gendered health workforce: mixed methods analysis from four fragile and post-conflict contexts

A paper from ReBUILD exploring the gendered experiences of health workers in fragile and post-conflict states


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.


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.


Resources from ReBUILD’s work on health financing in conflict-affected and post-conflict settings

Health financing in conflict-affected and post-conflict settings: Resources from ReBUILD’s work


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


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


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


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


Building post-conflict health systems: a gender analysis from Northern Uganda

This book chapter analyses ReBUILD’s research in Northern Uganda to explore gender equity in the post-conflict reconstruction of the heath sector


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.


Using life histories to explore gendered experiences of conflict in Gulu District, northern Uganda: Implications for post-conflict health reconstruction

This article discusses how the life histories approach was used to explore how the 20-year conflict in northern Uganda transformed people’s lives. Presenting the experiences of 47 men and women before, during and after the war in northern Uganda, and how gender and power(lessness) shaped their experiences, it explores the implications for health care reconstruction.


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 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


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.


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.


A strong public health sector key for health system resilience in Gulu district, northern Uganda

First of two briefs from ReBUILD’s research on health system financing and households’ coping strategies for health care needs in post-conflict northern Uganda.


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


Benefits of Social Network Analysis for District Performance Assessment

This brief gives an overview and an assessment of the Social Network Analysis tool for assessing district health sector performance in 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


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


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.


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 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.


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


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


The challenges and opportunities of conducting ethical and trustworthy qualitative research in health systems in post-conflict and fragile contexts: Reflections from a learning community

ReBUILD poster presented at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town 2014: A qualitative study exploring how to strengthen policy and practice related to health financing and human resource management in post conflict and fragile contexts


Equity in Maternal Health Care Services in post-conflict Northern and non-conflict East-Central Uganda: A Comparative Mixed Methods Multi-case study

ReBUILD poster presented at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town 2014: Mixed method study comparing maternal health care in post-conflict and non-conflict regions of East Central Uganda


Organizational Infrastructure for Service Delivery: A Case Study of Post-conflict Northern 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


Gendered Health Care Coping In Northern Uganda: What Are The Gender And Equity Considerations In Post Conflict Health System Strengthening?

Poster presented at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town 2014: A study of the extent to which gender is a factor in post conflict health systems


Mobility of health staff during conflict and post-conflict situations in a decentralized system, a case study of Northern Uganda

ReBUILD Poster presented at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town 2014: Study to understand how the policy of recruitment and deployment under decentralization was implemented and its impact on mobility of health workers over the conflict and post-conflict periods


Improving deployment systems for health workers in remote and rural areas: Project Protocol Summary

This document is a summary of the protocol for ReBUILD’s research on deployment systems for health workers in remote and rural areas. It details the approach used for this research in the two study countries. You can download the document here.


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.


Understanding health worker incentives in post conflict settings: Project protocol summary

This document is a summary of the protocol for ReBUILD’s research on understanding health worker incentives in post-conflict settings. It details the approach used for this research across all four of the study countries. You can download the document here.


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


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 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.


Short introduction to our work in Uganda, July 2011

A 2011 short introduction to ReBUILD’s research programme to support health system development in post-conflict Uganda


Update on work in Uganda, April 2013

An update on ReBUILD’s work in Uganda from April 2013


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


Managing the Ebola epidemic in Uganda 2000-2001

A 2014 ReBUILD brief on managing the Ebola epidemic in Uganda 2000-2001 and the importance of a holistic focus on health systems


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


Gender and health ReBUILD themes

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


Exchanging experience between Cambodia and Uganda using life histories

Video discussion on using life histories as a method: an exchange of experience between Cambodia and Uganda


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.


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


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


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.