Searching with a thematic focus on Conflict and security, Health systems in Timor-Leste
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Rehabilitating the health system after conflict in East Timor: A shift from NGO to government leadershipOxford University Press, 2006Efforts to rehabilitate health systems after periods of prolonged conflict have often been characterized by poor coordination of external actors - multilateral agencies, donors and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).DocumentReBUILD Consortium, 2015This case study highlights that despite the challenges in integrating gender equity concerns into the health system in Timor-Leste, overall, the reform of the health system since conflict ended has benefited women’s health. In some areas, Timor-Leste has achieved some key targets, for example the proportion of births attended by a skilled health worker and contraceptive use.DocumentRoyal Tropical Institute, 2009States emerging from protracted crises struggle to provide basic services. This is no more crucial than in the health sector where vulnerable ‘post-conflict’ populations are frequently in dire need of care.Document
Health service delivery in early recovery fragile states: lessons from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Mozambique, and Timor LesteBASICS fragile and post-conflict states publications, 2006The past decade has been marked by a global concern with the number of countries that are unwilling or unable to adequately ensure their people’s security and development needs.DocumentKIT Development Policy & Practice, 2008During the transition from conflict to peace, the limited health services that exist, mainly provided by humanitarian non-governmental organisations, often come under threat of contraction.DocumentSchool of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, 2007This study documents the health sector response to the civil conflict and political violence in Timor-Leste during April and May 2006 and continuing into 2007. During this time around 15 per cent of the entire population were displaced.