Category: Timor Leste

Establishing a responsive & equitable health workforce post-conflict & post-crisis: lessons from ReBUILD research

Human resources for health is the most expensive, complex and critical health system pillar, and one with more political ramifications – it is crucial to learn lessons about how to rebuild it effectively post-conflict. This brief highlights some of the main findings on HRH and recommendations from ReBUILD’s research.

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.

Developing health system research capacity in crisis-affected settings: why and how?

This brief outlines the meaning of health system research capacity, the particular needs for such research capacity in crisis-affected settings, and key lessons for future policy, building on the broad experience of the ReBUILD Consortium and tacit knowledge of the ReBUILD partnership as well as wider literature

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.

Developing inclusive health systems in crisis-affected settings

This policy brief highlights the ways in which health systems reinforce the marginalisation of some social groups, and then summarises the effects of crises on inclusiveness and the interventions that can protect and enhance equity for those marginalised.

ReBUILD briefings addressing gender, vulnerable groups and intersectionality

A summary of ReBUILD briefings addressing gender, vulnerable groups and intersectionality in health systems

Understanding HRH recruitment in post-conflict settings: an analysis of central-level policies and processes in Timor-Leste (1999–2018)

The study explores how the human resources for health recruitment policies changed in Timor-Leste from 1999-2018, the drivers of change and their contribution to rebuilding an appropriate health workforce after conflict.

Health financing in fragile and conflict affected settings

Presentation given by Sophie Witter at a satellite session on “Health financing in fragile & conflict affected settings – controversies and innovations” at the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, on 8th October 2018.

Understanding human resources for health recruitment and deployment in post-conflict settings

Alvaro Alonso-Garbayo speaks about understanding human resources for health recruitment and deployment in post-conflict settings

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

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

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.

Gender and health ReBUILD themes

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