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- News11 Dec 2017: On Tuesday 12th December 2017, organisations worldwide are marking Universal Health Coverage day, calling for countries to provide affordable, quality health care for everyone, relating to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 (to ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages).
- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1994This article takes complex emergencies and the humanitarian response to them as its point of reference. It provides critique of relief, development and the linking debate. Rather than being autonomous, relief is a developmental idea. However, development concepts have proven incapable of explaining permanent emergency.DocumentSecure Livelihoods Research Consortium, 2014This briefing paper maps the actors that constitute the plural health system in Sierra Leone and the relationships between them. Second, it examines the factors that influence health-seeking behaviour before setting out some recommendations on ways forward when developing appropriate interventions to address malnutrition. Key messages:Document
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
Health service resilience in Yobe state, Nigeria in the context of the Boko Haram insurgency: A systems dynamics analysis using group model buildingConflict and health, 2015Yobe State has faced severe disruption of its health service as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency. A systems dynamics analysis was conducted to identify key pathways of threat to provision and emerging pathways of response and adaptation.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?DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2016Despite the proliferation of the term ‘fiscal space for health’ in recent years, there has been no comprehensive review of how the concept can be applied to assess and support the expansion of resources for the health sector.DocumentJournal of Global Health, 2016Between 2011 and 2013, the Lebanese population increased by 30% due to the influx of Syrian refugees. While a sudden increase of such magnitude represents a shock to the health system, threatening the continuity of service delivery and destabilising governance, it also offers a unique opportunity to study resilience of a health system amidst ongoing crisis.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).DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2009Informative overview of the key issues to be addressed in early recovery approaches from the Humanitarian Policy Group, based on research with staff from UN agencies, donors and NGOs in headquarters and field offices in Darfur, Gaza, Colombia and Uganda.