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From humanitarian and post-conflict assistance to health system strengthening in fragile states: Clarifying the transition and the role of NGOsHealth Systems 20/20, 2008This policy brief focuses on the transition from emergency assistance and relief to strengthening the health system for the long term, and the role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and how they can help fragile states to rehabilitate their health systems. There is general agreement on the broad features of state fragility, but as a category it contains significant variation.Document
From drought to deluge: How information overload saturated absorption capacity in a disrupted health sectorOxford University Press, 2011Provision of technical assistance is a common form of support to health sectors emerging from prolonged conflicts. But what actions signal that the Ministry of Health (MoH) is, or is not, actively analysing and digesting the output of this assistance? Where are the boundaries between doing with and doing for?Document
Rehabilitating the health system after conflict in East Timor: A shift from NGO to government leadershipOxford University Press, 2006Efforts to rehabilitate health systems after periods of prolonged conflict have often been characterized by poor coordination of external actors - multilateral agencies, donors and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).Document
Connecting citizens to their governments: lessons from ICT-based governance initiatives in IndonesiaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017In recent years, Indonesia has seen significant growth in the number of initiatives that aim to tackle governance challenges through information and communications technologies (ICTs).DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2017New research by CRISE reveals important gaps and inconsistencies in post-conflict reconstruction policies on Horizontal Inequalities. Based on in-depth studies of eight diverse post-conflict countries and four cross-cutting thematic studies, the findings provide a framework that helps to explain sources of success, and failure, and points to policy requirements and constraints in this area.Document
Implementing people-centred health systems governance in 3 provinces and 11 districts of Afghanistan: A case studyConflict and health, 2015Previous studies show that health systems governance influences health system performance and health outcomes. However, there are few examples of how to implement and monitor good governing practices in fragile and conflict affected environments. Good governance has the potential to make the health system people-centered.DocumentWiley Online Library, 2011Many drivers of intrastate conflict concern the relationship between the state and society, and thus are influenced by the quality of governance. Efforts to restore or create good governance, however, have adopted a relatively standardised democratising template.Document
The techno-centric gaze: incorporating citizen participation technologies into participatory governance processes in the PhilippinesInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017In recent years, government and civil society organisations have increasingly deployed digital tools in their efforts to increase the participation of citizens in various aspects of governance.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the community. With increasing privatization and rising commercial value of land for non-agricultural use, many owners have sold the land for mining operations. So-called rat-hole coal mining has resulted in environmental degradation as well as in the loss of lives of miners, most of whom are from outside the state.DocumentThe Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg, 2017Malawi’s context raises a number of challenges that the government, traditional leaders, civil society, and the development community are working to address.