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Health workers experiences of and movement between public and private not-for-profit sectors - findings from post-conflict Northern UgandaBioMed Central, 2016Northern Uganda suffered 20 years of conflict which devastated lives and the health system. Since 2006, there has been investment in reconstruction, which includes efforts to rebuild the health workforce.Document
Living through conflict and post-conflict: experiences of health workers in northern Uganda and lessons for people-centred health systemsOxford University Press, 2014Providing people-centred health systems—or any systems at all—requires specific measures to protect and retain healthcare workers during and after theDocumentSocial Science in Humanitarian Action Platform, 2018This brief summarises key considerations about the context of North Kivu province in relation to the outbreak of Ebola in the DRC, August 2018. The province of North Kivu has six territories: Beni, Lubero, Masisi, Nyiragongo, Rutshuru, Walikale.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018The World Health Organization estimates that 15 per cent of the world’s population have a disability and that a higher prevalence of disability occurs among people in lower-income countries.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2017Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) is critical to ensuring sustainable and resilient lives for all, and therefore to meeting the goals set out under the Sustainable Development Agenda. But health and wellbeing are also subject to other risk drivers, such as climate change and disasters, which disrupt the health and financial benefits that UHC can offer.This report explores: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.DocumentBioMed Central, 2016Northern Uganda suffered 20 years of conflict which devastated lives and the health system. Since 2006, there has been investment in reconstruction, which includes efforts to rebuild the health workforce.Document
Removing user fees in the health sector: A review of policy processes in six sub-Saharan African countriesOxford University Press, 2011In recent years, governments of several low-income countries have taken decisive action by removing fully or partially user fees in the health sector. In this study, we review recent reforms in six sub-Saharan African countries: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ghana, Liberia, Senegal and Uganda.Document
Ebola in the context of conflict affected states and health systems: Case studies of Northern Uganda and Sierra LeoneBMC Health Research Policy and Systems, 2015Ebola seems to be a particular risk in conflict affected contexts. All three of the countries most affected by the 2014-15 outbreak have a complex conflict-affected recent history. Other major outbreaks in the recent past, in Northern Uganda and in the Democratic Republic of Congo are similarly afflicted although outbreaks have also occurred in stable settings.Document
Health systems research in fragile and conflict affected states: A qualitative study of associated challengesBMC Health Research Policy and Systems, 2017High quality health systems research (HSR) in fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS) is essential to guiding the policies and programmes that will improve access to health services and, ultimately, health outcomes. Yet, conducting HSR in FCAS is challenging.