Searching with a thematic focus on Governance and Health, Health systems, Governance

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    Health programming for rebuilding states: a briefing paper

    BASICS fragile and post-conflict states publications, 2007
    A significant shift has occurred recently in the orientation of U.S. foreign assistance policy. Not long ago, U.S. social sector programmes, including health, were undertaken primarily for humanitarian reasons. Today, political considerations play a much larger role.
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    Health programming in post-conflict fragile states

    BASICS fragile and post-conflict states publications, 2006
    The underlying motivation for providing assistance to fragile states is often not humanitarian, but rather one of improving regional and even global security. This short paper by USAID outlines some more prominent issues that need to be considered by those involved in developing, financing, and implementing foreign assistance programmes.
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    Health information systems in humanitarian emergencies

    Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2005
    The production of health information is an important function of a health system. This paper from the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation (WHO) aims to address those Health Information System (HIS) issues that are peculiar to humanitarian emergencies.
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    Absorptive capacity of health systems in fragile states

    HLSP Institute, UK, 2005
    What can donors do for the health sector in fragile states? This paper from the HLSP Institute outlines some principles and approaches that can help to address absorptive capacity constraints, and to support long term development of health systems. It begins by looking at the broad context and at the multiple challenges (political, economic and practical) faced by donors.
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    Lessons learned from complex emergencies over past decade

    The Lancet, 2004
    Major advances have been made during the past decade in the way the international community responds to the health and nutrition consequences of complex emergencies. The public health and clinical response to diseases of acute epidemic potential has improved, especially in camps. Case-fatality rates for severely malnourished children have plummeted because of better protocols and products.
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    Procurement strategies for health commodities: an examination of options and mechanisms within the commodity security context

    US Agency for International Development, 2006
    Routine, efficient procurement for health programmes requires specialised knowledge of and expertise in essential medicines and consumables, and the markets where quality products can be obtained.
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    Rebuilding health systems and providing health services in fragile states

    Management Sciences for Health, 2007
    Effective engagement with fragile states depends on donor coordination and an understanding of health system challenges to inform the design of health programmes and selection of interventions.
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    The World Bank in fragile situations: an issues paper. An eye on the future: the World Bank Group in a changing world

    Overseas Development Institute [ES], 2008
    Engaging in fragile situations with the objective of building capable and accountable states has emerged as a central challenge for the international aid community. The World Bank has identified its work in fragile situations, with its implications for long term poverty reduction as well as stability and security, as a critical long term strategic priority.
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    Evaluation of ECHO's Global Plans 2000 and 2001, Democratic Republic of Congo: report on the drug supply

    Overseas Development Institute [ES], 2001
    The reality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) today is predominated by a complex and chronic emergency situation characterised by intense violence and human suffering in most of the provinces. This report provides an evaluation by independent consultants of ECHO´s Global Plans (GP) within the country.
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    Health system reconstruction: can it contribute to state-building?

    HLSP Institute, UK, 2008
    There is a growing knowledge base demonstrating the importance of good governance in the health sector for effective health systems and improved service delivery. This study commissioned by the Health and Fragile States Network, explores the interactions between health sector strengthening and state-building.