Gender equality needs critical consideration in conflict-affected settings
This 2015 ReBUILD paper argues that more attention should be focused on addressing gender inequalities and inequities in conflict-affected states
Health service resilience in Yobe state, Nigeria in the context of the Boko Haram insurgency: a systems dynamics analysis using group model building
This paper describes findings from a case study on the health system in Yobe state in northern Nigeria during the Boko Haram insurgency, part of the ReBUILD affiliate project on Health Systems Resilience: A Systems Analysis.
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
How to identify and manage opportunities for ‘user-voice’ as part of research uptake strategies
Presentation given at the ResUpMeetUp Training Exchange on February 12th 2015
Rebuilding adolescent girls’ lives: mental health and psychosocial support in conflict-affected Gaza, Liberia and Sri Lanka
A 2015 synthesis report from the ReBUILD study on psychosocial support and service provision for adolescent girls in post-conflict settings
Building Back Better – Gender and post-conflict health systems
Combined presentations given at the launch of the Building Back Better website and resources on gender in post conflict health systems; 20th October 2015 in Liverpool
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.
Health care seeking behaviour and impact of health financing policy on household financial protection in post conflict Cambodia: A life history approach
This 2015 ReBUILD working paper presents the findings and recommendations from qualitative health financing research in Cambodia
Validation Workshop Report: Obstetric Referral in the Cambodian Health System – What Works?
A 2015 ReBUILD workshop report on research into obstetric referral in the Cambodian health system
Understanding health worker incentives in post-crisis settings: policies to attract and retain public health workers in Zimbabwe: key informant interviews
Report from key-informant interview element of ReBUILD’s research into health worker incentives environment in Zimbabwe.
Incentives to improve health workers’ retention and motivation: implementation challenges and informal practices at district level. The role of DHMTs and NGOs
This policy brief describes findings and gives recommendations from ReBUILD research on the actual implementation of policies on human resources for health at local level in Sierra Leone. The brief includes reflections on the challenges of translating knowledge not only into policy but also into effective practice. You can download the brief here.
Exploring the remuneration of primary healthcare workers: findings on incomes and income use strategies in Sierra Leone. What lessons can be learnt to design effective financial incentives?
This policy brief describes ReBUILD research to explore all of the financial incentives that make up health workers’ remuneration in Sierra Leone
Obstetric Referral in the Cambodian Health System – What Works?
Presentation by Gillian Le on ReBUILD Responsive Fund project on Obstetric Referral in the Cambodian Health System given at internal programme webinar, 9th Sept 2015.
Understanding contracting in Cambodia: findings from interviews with key informants and health service managers and providers
This research report describes findings from the qualitative component of ReBUILD’s research into health contracting in Cambodia Over the last two decades, Cambodia has implemented several policy initiatives and interventions to improve health service delivery. The contracting of services in the health sector has been happening since the late 1990s. Since 2009, an internal contracting… Read more
Understanding Contracting in Cambodia The performance of contracting and non-contracting districts in extending primary health coverage: analysis of secondary data
This research report describes findings from the quantitative component of ReBUILD’s research into health contracting in Cambodia.
Health financing in post conflict settings
Presentation on health financing in post-conflict settings given by Barbara McPake at Nossal Institute of Global Health in July 2015
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
Health financing and the budgets of the poor in Zimbabwe Implications for Universal Health Coverage
This brief was produced for the Zimbabwe Health Research Forum on Evidence for Advancing Universal Health Coverage in March 2015, based on ReBUILD’s health systems financing research presented at that meeting.
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
Building on our Assets – What works in Cambodia’s obstetric referral system?
A brief outlining the ReBUILD Responsive Fund project on Access to obstetric care and referral in rural Cambodia, produced for the Cambodia Health Researchers’ Forum in November 2015.
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.
Thematic Working Group on Health Systems in Fragile & Conflict Affected States – Flyer
November 2015 flyer on objectives and activities of the Thematic Working Group on Health Systems in Fragile & Conflict-Affected States
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.
Scripts to Support Group Model Building; A Guide for Participatory Systems Analysis
This Guide for Participatory Systems Analysis documents twelve of the specific guides or ‘scripts’ that were found most valuable during the three case studies for ReBUILD’s affiliate research project on health systems resilience conducted by Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
A Case Study of Maternal Health Service Provision in OR Tambo District, Eastern Cape, in the Context of Chronic Poor Health Performance.
Case studies produced by Health Systems Resilience: A Systems Analysis – a ReBUILD affiliate research project applying a systems dynamics approach to understand, predict and identify mechanisms that influence the resilience of health systems in contexts of adversity.
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
Evidence and proposals for advancing equity and universal coverage of health services in Zimbabwe
2015 policy brief outlines findings and proposals from ReBUILD’s Rebuilding the foundations for universal health coverage with equity in Zimbabwe
Key health and conflict related indicators in Liberia and Sri Lanka: background report
ReBUILD report from 2015 on the broader impact of conflicts on health & health service provision for adolescent girls in Liberia & Sri Lanka.
Mental health and psychosocial service provision for adolescent girls in post-conflict settings
Literature review on methodologies & understanding mental health & psychosocial services for adolescent girls in post-conflict settings
Adolescent psychosocial wellbeing in the post conflict context of Sri Lanka – Summary country report: stage 1
Phase 1 report of a 2015 ReBUILD study of post conflict mental & psychosocial health problems experienced by adolescent girls in Sri Lanka.
Mental health and psychosocial support service provision for adolescent girls in post-conflict settings, a culturally sensitive response
Report of 2nd stage of a 2015 ReBUILD study of mental & psychosocial problems & health sevices for adolescent girls in post conflict Sri Lanka.
Evidence for advancing Universal Health Coverage in Zimbabwe: Report of the National Research Forum, 19th/20th March 2015
Report of the National Research Forum: Evidence for advancing Universal Health Coverage in Zimbabwe held March 2015 in Harare
Catastrophic Payments and Poverty in Cambodia: Evidence from Cambodia Socio-Economic Surveys 2004-11
This 2015 ReBUILD paper estimates the incidence and intensity of catastrophic health payments and their impoverishment effects in Cambodia
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.
Failing Adolescents: Social Control, Political Economy & Human Development in post-war Sri Lanka
In post-war societies adolescents occupy liminal spaces and present a particular challenge for post-war communities as well as service providers. This paper draws on a study from two war-affected villages in Sri Lanka, examining the multi-faceted challenges that adolescents face in communities attempting to retain and redefine boundaries, identities, and social and moral regulation in a post-war context.
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
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
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.
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.
Evaluating the impact of the Special Operating Agency
Following on from ReBUILD’s study of health contracting arrangements in Cambodia, which concluded that a more robust evaluation of the Special Operating Agency model should be considered, this briefing outlines two options that could be considered for such an evaluation.
From public to private and back again: Lessons Learned from Internal Contracting in Cambodia
This brief provides a summary of ReBUILD’s research done on health contracting in Cambodia, and identifies key points relating to the impact of the Special Operating Agency (SOA) model on service coverage and equity.
ReBUILD presents: How can we help?
A 2014 ReBUILD presentation from Haja Wurie on her first-hand experience of how Ebola has impacted on the health system in Sierra Leone.
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
Capacity building in post conflict settings
A 2015 ReBUILD presentation ‘Capacity building for health systems research and knowledge translation in post conflict contexts’
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’