Category: 2019

Socio-cultural change in conflict and post conflict settings: five decades of giving birth in Cambodia

Research explores the changing experience of giving birth in Cambodia over 53 years of armed conflict, extreme privation, foreign invasion & civil unrest

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

Health system strengthening – reflections on its meaning, assessment and our state of knowledge

Paper reflecting on undertaking a health systems strengthening review, drawing out suggestions on definitions and approaches to assessment, plus key conclusions

Health system strengthening – what is it, how should we assess it, and does it work?

Presentation (video and slides) given by Professor Sophie Witter on a report on health systems strengthening

Political economy approaches to explore PBF’s adoption, adaption and implementation in fragile settings

Presentation given by Maria Bertone at the International Health Economics Association congress in Basel July 2019

Flexibility of deployment: challenges and policy options for retaining health workers during crisis in Zimbabwe

ReBUILD study looking at the implementation of health worker deployment policies in Zimbabwe before, during and after the 1997-2008 crisis

Health financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings: What do we know, seven years on?

Paper from ReBUILD looking at literature on health systems financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings and how it has changed in 2012-19

“Posting policies don’t change because there is peace or war”

Paper by ReBUILD looking at how deployment policies and practices were adapted during the conflict and post-conflict periods in Acholi region, Uganda

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.

(How) does RBF strengthen strategic purchasing of health care? Comparing the experience of Uganda, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Results-Based Financing has proliferated in health sectors of low and middle income countries, especially fragile and conflict-affected ones, and has been presented as a way of reforming and strengthening strategic purchasing. However, few studies have empirically examined how RBF impacts on health care purchasing in these settings. This article examines the effects of several RBF programmes on health care purchasing functions
the past decade.

Les systèmes de santé après un conflit – éléments probants en faveur de meilleures politiques et pratiques

Ces documents de synthèse décrivent les thèmes principaux issus des recherches de ReBUILD, ainsi qu’un aperçu du programme et de son large éventail de projets de recherche jusqu’en 2016.

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 work on health financing in conflict-affected and post-conflict settings

Health financing in conflict-affected and post-conflict settings: Resources from ReBUILD’s work