Category: 2020

How should community health workers in fragile contexts be supported: qualitative evidence from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper presents evidence from three fragile settings – Sierra Leone, Liberia and Democratic Republic of Congo – on managing community health workers and recommends best approaches to support them


COVID-19 and fragile settings – UHC2030 International Health Partnership Policy Brief

A UHC2030 report from December 2020 on health priorities for COVID-19 response and recovery in fragile settings


Reflections from fragile and conflict-affected settings

Presentation from Professor Sophie Witter at the ‘Health financing priorities in the time of Covid-19?’ session at the Institute of Development Studies in October 2020


Health system strengthening in LMICs and fragile states – what and how?

A presentation which considers what a health system is, what makes it strong and what we know about effective strengthening interventions


Resilience and inclusion in health (emergency and longer-term approaches with reference to COVID-19)

A UNHCR webinar on refugees’ inclusion in health systems and health system strengthening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Features Professor Sophie Witter.


Principles of Health Systems Resilience in the Context of COVID-19 Response

A research brief which outlines the key principles for promoting resilient health systems in the face of the challenge of Covid-19


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


Performance-Based Financing, Basic Packages of Health Services and User-Fee Exemption Mechanisms: An Analysis of Health-Financing Policy Integration in Three Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings

Research looking at whether and how performance-based financing is integrated with national financing strategies, especially in fragile and conflict-affected settings


Results-based financing as a strategic purchasing intervention: some progress but much further to go in Zimbabwe?

Research which empirically and systematically examines how results-based financing impacts on health care purchasing in Zimbabwe


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.