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State-building and human resources for health in fragile and conflict-affected states: exploring the linkagesBioMed Central, 2015Human resources for health are self-evidently critical to running a health service and system. There is, however, a wider set of social issues which is more rarely considered.DocumentBioMed Central, 2011Following twenty years of economic and social growth, Liberia's fourteen-year civil war destroyed its health system, with most of the health workforce leaving the country.Document
Targeting accuracy and impact of a community identified waiver card scheme for primary care user fees in Afghanistan.BioMed Central, 2010User fees are a known common barrier to using health services, particularly among the poor. When fees are present, many facilities have waiver systems for poor patients to exempt them from paying.DocumentBMJ Publishing Group, 2016In Africa, health systems are often not very responsive. Their resilience is often tested by health or geopolitical crises. The Ebola epidemic, for instance, exposed the fragility of health systems, and recent terrorist attacks have required countries to respond to urgent situations.Document
Implementing a basic package of health services in post-conflict Liberia: perceptions of key stakeholdersElsevier, 2013Recovery of the health sector in post-conflict countries is increasingly initiated through a Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) approach. The country government and partners, including international donors, typically contract international and local NGOs to deliver the BPHS.DocumentWiley Online Library, 2011A protracted conflict affects human resources for health (HRH) in multiple ways. In most cases, the inflicted damage constitutes the main obstacle to health sector recovery.DocumentBMJ Publishing Group, 2006Many Western health systems contract out healthcare services, including the NHS.DocumentBioMed Central, 2016Trust is critical to generate and maintain demand for vaccines in low and middle income countries. However, there is little documentation on how health system insufficiencies affect trust in vaccination and the process of re-building trust once it has been compromised.Document
Barriers to appropriate care for mothers and infants during the perinatal period in rural Afghanistan: a qualitative assessmentTaylor and Francis Group, 2014This study, conducted in five rural districts in Afghanistan, used qualitative methods to explore traditional practices of women, families and communities related to maternal and newborn care, and sociocultural and health system issues that create access barriers.DocumentWiley Online Library, 2011The international community has compelling humanitarian, political, security and economic reasons to engage in rebuilding and strengthening health systems in fragile states. Improvements in health services and systems help to strengthen civil society and to restore legitimacy to governments.