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- DocumentBASICS fragile and post-conflict states publications, 2007A 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.DocumentBASICS fragile and post-conflict states publications, 2006The 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.DocumentBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2005The 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.DocumentHLSP Institute, UK, 2005What 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.DocumentThe Lancet, 2004Major 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.Document
Procurement strategies for health commodities: an examination of options and mechanisms within the commodity security contextUS Agency for International Development, 2006Routine, 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.DocumentManagement Sciences for Health, 2007Effective 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.Document
The World Bank in fragile situations: an issues paper. An eye on the future: the World Bank Group in a changing worldOverseas Development Institute [ES], 2008Engaging 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.Document
Evaluation of ECHO's Global Plans 2000 and 2001, Democratic Republic of Congo: report on the drug supplyOverseas Development Institute [ES], 2001The 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.DocumentHLSP Institute, UK, 2008There 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.