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The path towards universal health coverage in the Arab uprising countries Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and YemenElsevier, 2014The constitutions of many countries in the Arab world clearly highlight the role of governments in guaranteeing provision of health care as a right for all citizens. However, citizens still have inequitable health-care systems. One component of such inequity relates to restricted financial access to health-care services.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.DocumentReBUILD Consortium, 2017The process of ‘state-building’ after periods of crisis has attracted significant recent attention in humanitarian and development sectors. Health systems are an important outcome of state-building, but are also argued by some to be a driver of the state-building process itself.Document
Evolution of policies on human resources for health: opportunities and constraints in four post-conflict and post-crisis settingsBioMed Central, 2017Few studies look at policy making in the health sector in the aftermath of a conflict or crisis and even fewer specifically focus on Human Resources for Health, which is a critical domain for health sector performance.Document
State-building and human resources for health in fragile and conflict-affected states: exploring the linkagesBioMed Central, 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.DocumentBioMed Central, 2011Following twenty years of economic and social growth, Liberia's fourteen-year civil war destroyed its health system, with most of the health workforce leaving the country.Document
Targeting accuracy and impact of a community identified waiver card scheme for primary care user fees in Afghanistan.BioMed Central, 2010User fees are a known common barrier to using health services, particularly among the poor. When fees are present, many facilities have waiver systems for poor patients to exempt them from paying.DocumentLincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2017This book—the first comprehensive study of the property tax in Africa—provides an overview of the property tax systems of 29 African countries, mapping out the most salient features of each. It also includes four regional reviews covering Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone, and North African countries, and an in-depth discussion of key policy and administrative issuDocumentBMJ Publishing Group, 2016In Africa, health systems are often not very responsive. Their resilience is often tested by health or geopolitical crises. The Ebola epidemic, for instance, exposed the fragility of health systems, and recent terrorist attacks have required countries to respond to urgent situations.