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    Supporting statebuilding in situations of conflict and fragility: Policy guidance

    OECD DAC Guidelines and Reference Series, 2011
    Functioning states are essential for reducing poverty, sustaining peace and achieving agreed development goals. Despite receiving growing international attention in recent years, fragile states are falling behind other low-income countries in human development. Fragility – and its negative consequences – can destabilise entire regions and have global repercussions.
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    Living through conflict and post-conflict: Experiences of health workers in northern Uganda and lessons for people-centred health systems

    Health Policy and Planning, 2014
    Providing 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.
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    The war wounded and recovery in northern Uganda

    Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, 2014
    In 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’ livelihoo
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    Have post-conflict development policies addressed horizontal inequalities?

    Department for International Development, UK, 2017
    New 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.
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    Promoting health equity in conflict-affected fragile states

    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2007
    This 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.
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    Leaving no one behind: Lessons on rebuilding health systems in conflict- and crisis-affected states

    British Medical Journal, 2017
    Conflict and fragility are increasing in many areas of the world. This context has been referred to as the ‘new normal’ and affects a billion people. Fragile and conflict-affected states have the worst health indicators and the weakest health systems. This presents a major challenge to achieving universal health coverage.
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    Availability of essential health services in post-conflict Liberia

    Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2010
    The 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.
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    Health sector recovery in early post-conflict environments: Experience from southern Sudan

    Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
    Health 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.
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    State fragility and governance: Conflict mitigation and subnational perspectives

    2011
    Many drivers of intrastate conflict concern the relationship between the state and society, and thus are influenced by the quality of governance. Efforts to restore or create good governance, however, have adopted a relatively standardised democratising template. This article argues that conflict mitigation is a useful mechanism for adapting this template to conditions in fragile states.
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    A window of opportunity for reform in post-conflict settings? The case of Human Resources for Health policies in Sierra Leone, 2002-2012

    Conflict and health, 2014
    Decisions taken in the early recovery period after conflicts may affect the development of health systems. Additionally, some suggest that the immediate post-conflict period may allow for the opening of a political ‘window of opportunity’ for reform.

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