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A comprehensive framework for human resources for health system development in fragile and post-conflict statesPLoS Medicine, 2011Responding to the global human resource crisis requires systems thinking if a more comprehensive approach to human resource management and development is to be achieved. We present a comprehensive and visible framework for human resource system development.DocumentBioMed Central, 2014In post-conflict settings, severe disruption to health systems invariably leaves populations at high risk of disease and in greater need of health provision than more stable resource-poor countries. The health workforce is often a direct victim of conflict.Document
A basic package of health services for post-conflict countries: Implications for sexual and reproductive health servicesTaylor and Francis Group, 2008Health systems in countries emerging from conflict are often characterised by damaged infrastructure, limited human resources, weak stewardship and a proliferation of non-governmental organisations. This can result in the disrupted and fragmented delivery of health services.Document
No silver bullet: an assessment of the effects of financial counselling on decision-making behaviour of housing beneficiaries in Jaffna and KilinochchiCentre for Poverty Analysis, Sri Lanka, 2015Owner-driven housing construction programme in the North is an initiative by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) which provides funds in the form of a staggered grant-scheme, to selected returnee families for the reconstruction of their destroyed houses.Document
Afghanistan's Basic Package of Health Services: Its development and effects on rebuilding the health systemTaylor and Francis Group, 2014In 2001, Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health inherited a devastated health system and some of the worst health statistics in the world. The health system was rebuilt based on the Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS). This paper examines why the BPHS was needed, how it was developed, its content and the changes resulting from the rebuilding.DocumentBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2010The aim of this paper is to describe the availability of essential health services in rural Liberia five years after the end of the civil war.Document
State-building and human resources for health in fragile and conflict-affected states: exploring the linkagesHuman Resources for Health, 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.Document
Effects of a community scorecard on improving the local health system in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Qualitative evidence using the most significant change techniqueConflict and health, 2017More than a decade of conflict has weakened the health system in the Democratic Republic of Congo and decreased its ability to respond to the needs of the population. Community scorecards have been conceived as a way to increase accountability and responsiveness of service providers, but there is limited evidence of their effects, particularly in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.DocumentWiley-Blackwell, 2010Health sector recovery in post-conflict settings presents an opportunity for reform: analysis of policy processes can provide useful lessons. The case of southern Sudan is assessed through interviews, a literature review, and by drawing on the experience of former technical advisors to the Ministry of Health.