Category: 2021

Understanding health system resilience to respond to COVID-19 in a federalised context

A report – Understanding Health System Resilience to Respond to COVID-19 in a Federalised Context: a case study of health workforce management at the sub-national level in Nepal during the COVID-19 pandemic – by HERD International


Gendered experience of Sierra Leone’s close-to-community providers during COVID-19: a study report

Report on the Sierra Leone strand of the study ‘The gendered experience of close-to-community providers in fragile & shock-prone settings: implications for policy & practice during & post COVID-19’


Direct facility financing: rationale, concepts & evidence

A presentation, video recording and associated paper on direct facility financing given by Professor Sophie Witter at the 5th Meeting of the Montreux Collaborative on Fiscal Space, Public Financial Management and Health Financing in November 2021.


Executive summary: the gendered experience of close-to-community providers in Lebanon

A brief summarising work by American University of Beirut on the gendered experience of close-to-community providers in fragile and shock-prone settings during the COVID-19 pandemic


Twitter chat on displaced people, conflict & health systems

Read some of the tweeted highlights of this twitter chat on health systems, conflict & displaced people


Recommendations for supervisors of female health workers

Recommendations for supervisors of female health workers in Lebanon – how to improve employees’ experiences of work and boost their well-being, motivation & productivity (Arabic & English versions)


The gendered experience of close-to-community providers in Sierra Leone

This brief explores the roles of close-to-community health care providers in Sierra Leone and their gendered experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic


‘They say we are money minded’ – exploring experiences of formal private for-profit health providers towards contribution to pro-poor access in post-conflict Northern Uganda

This paper seeks to understand how the private for-profit health sector continues to thrive in settings with high poverty levels and a history of conflict, such as Northern Uganda.


Health system resilience during COVID-19: understanding sexual and reproductive health service adaptation in North Kivu

This report examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on sexual and reproductive health services in North Kivu, DRC


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


Understanding health system resilience to respond to COVID-19

A presentation from HERD International on understanding health system resilience to respond to COVID-19: a case study of COVID-19 policy response and health workforce management in Nepal


The comparative agility of the community health worker cadre in fragile & conflict-affected contexts

Presentation on ReBUILD’s research into the agility of community health worker cadres in four fragile settings during Covid-19


Getting on the same page: the concept and assessment of ‘health systems strengthening’

A video recording, presentation slides, Q&A responses and additional resources from ReBUILD’s ‘Getting on the same page: the concept and assessment of health systems strengthening’ webinar


Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in LMICs

Presentation outlining a Cochrane review on paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in LMICs


Stocktaking, reflection & perspectives on sustainable performance-based financing for UHC

Presentation outlining findings on performance-based financing design, implementation and applicability in different settings.


Health Financing Accelerator presentation: a review of Global Fund experience with facility-level financing

A presentation to the Health Financing Accelerator and the Global Fund in March 2021 on the challenges and opportunities for international agencies investing in performance-based financing


Disability-inclusive health systems research in fragile and shock-prone settings

This ReBUILD for Resilience webinar looked at how we might deliver disability-inclusive health systems research in fragile and shock-prone settings.


Employment based health financing does not support gender equity in universal health coverage

This paper argues that health financing and entitlement systems linked to employment can actually disadvantage women and explores how that happens


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