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Living through conflict and post-conflict: Experiences of health workers in northern Uganda and lessons for people-centred health systemsHealth Policy and Planning, 2014Providing people-centred health systems—or any systems at all—requires specific measures to protect and retain healthcare workers during and after the conflict. This is particularly important when health staff are themselves the target of violence and abduction, as is often the case.DocumentBioMed Central, 2014Afghanistan is a country that has been in conflict for decades, resulting in the destruction of much of its social infrastructure including the health system.DocumentBioMed Central, 2014The post-conflict or post-crisis period provides the opportunity for wide-ranging public sector reforms: donors fund rebuilding and reform efforts, social norms are in a state of flux, and the political climate may be conducive to change. This reform period presents favourable circumstances for the promotion of gender equity in multiple social arenas, including the health system.Document
Perceptions and experiences of access to public healthcare by people with disabilities and older people in UgandaBioMed Central, 2014In the year 2000, a set of eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were presented as a way to channel global efforts into the reduction of poverty and the promotion of social development.DocumentSecure Livelihoods Research Consortium, 2014In 2012/13, SLRC implemented the first round of an original sub-regional panel survey in northern Uganda aimed to produce data on livelihoods, access to and experience of basic services, exposure to shocks and coping strategies, people’s perceptions of governance, and the impact of serious crimes committed during the Government of Uganda and Lord’s Resistance Army conflict on households’ liveliDocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2017New research by CRISE reveals important gaps and inconsistencies in post-conflict reconstruction policies on Horizontal Inequalities. Based on in-depth studies of eight diverse post-conflict countries and four cross-cutting thematic studies, the findings provide a framework that helps to explain sources of success, and failure, and points to policy requirements and constraints in this area.DocumentLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2007This paper was commissioned by the Health Systems Knowledge Network of the WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health in response to their conclusion that a lack of data from conflict-affected fragile states made it difficult to delineate pragmatic ways of creating better social conditions for health for vulnerable populations.The key questions we focused on were as follows:DocumentOECD DAC Guidelines and Reference Series, 20121.5 billion people live in countries affected by repeated cycles of violence and insecurity. These countries face tremendous challenges as they transition from conflict to peace. International support can play a crucial role in these contexts, but has so far struggled to deliver transformative results.Document
Application of social network analysis in the assessment of organizational infrastructure for service delivery: A case study from post-conflict northern UgandaOxford University Press, 2017In post-conflict settings, service coverage indices are unlikely to be sustained if health systems are built on weak and unstable inter-organization infrastructures. The objective of this study was to identify and examine the organization-level infrastructure that supports the provision of selected health services in post-conflict northern Uganda.DocumentWiley Online Library, 2015Received wisdom holds that the provision of vital public services necessarily improves the legitimacy of a fragile or conflict-affected state. In practice, however, the relationship between a state's performance in delivering services and its degree of legitimacy is nonlinear.