Supporting health system resilience – if not now, when?

Dec 10, 2020

On Universal Health Coverage Day 2020, Sophie Witter considers the COVID-19 pandemic and the global background of widespread ongoing conflict and shocks which continue to affect millions of the world’s poorest people.

Women’s health and gender inequalities – 25 years on from Beijing

Dec 1, 2020

The BMJ recently published a Collection on Women’s Health and Gender Inequalities. Nick Hooton reflects on some of the key messages shared at the launch meeting for this new collection, at a session of the recent World Health Summit 2020.

Two standing African men in shirts and suits listen intently to someone off camera

Event: Supporting and strengthening the role of community health workers in health system development

Nov 25, 2020

As part of HSR2020, Dr Haja Wurie of the ReBUILD for Resilience consortium and Dr Amuda Baba spoke on the role of community health workers in fragile and conflict-affected settings – video of the session is available

A group of 14 Nepalese women and 1 man sit in a circle on a green carpet. Most are wearing red and headscarves.

Event: Managing global health research collaborations

Nov 8, 2020

As part of HSR2020, Joanna Raven spoke on her experiences of running global health research programmes, especially in post-conflict contexts as in ReBUILD – her slides are available to view.

A group of seated African female nurses in uniform, smiling at the camera

Solidarity and psychosocial support: Healthcare workers on World Mental Health Day

Oct 6, 2020

‘Invest in mental health’ is the theme for this year’s mental health day. The impact of COVID-19 has triggered real challenges for mental health and well-being around the world, especially for frontline health workers.

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