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Barriers to appropriate care for mothers and infants during the perinatal period in rural Afghanistan: A qualitative assessmentTaylor and Francis Group, 2014This study, conducted in five rural districts in Afghanistan, used qualitative methods to explore traditional practices of women, families and communities related to maternal and newborn care, and sociocultural and health system issues that create access barriers.DocumentBioMed Central, 2016Northern Uganda suffered 20 years of conflict which devastated lives and the health system. Since 2006, there has been investment in reconstruction, which includes efforts to rebuild the health workforce.Document
Removing user fees in the health sector: A review of policy processes in six sub-Saharan African countriesOxford University Press, 2011In recent years, governments of several low-income countries have taken decisive action by removing fully or partially user fees in the health sector. In this study, we review recent reforms in six sub-Saharan African countries: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ghana, Liberia, Senegal and Uganda.Document
Ebola in the context of conflict affected states and health systems: Case studies of Northern Uganda and Sierra LeoneBMC Health Research Policy and Systems, 2015Ebola seems to be a particular risk in conflict affected contexts. All three of the countries most affected by the 2014-15 outbreak have a complex conflict-affected recent history. Other major outbreaks in the recent past, in Northern Uganda and in the Democratic Republic of Congo are similarly afflicted although outbreaks have also occurred in stable settings.Document
Health systems research in fragile and conflict affected states: A qualitative study of associated challengesBMC Health Research Policy and Systems, 2017High quality health systems research (HSR) in fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS) is essential to guiding the policies and programmes that will improve access to health services and, ultimately, health outcomes. Yet, conducting HSR in FCAS is challenging.DocumentBioMed Central, 2012Many survivors of gender based violence (GBV) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) report barriers to access health services including, distance, cost, lack of trained providers and fear of stigma.Document
Neglected health systems research: Health policy and systems research in conflict-affected fragile statesWorld Health Organization, 2008As a result of their extremely poor health indicators, fragile states have recently become prominent on the international health agenda. These countries are furthest from reaching the MDGs, and continue to lag far behind other comparable countries.DocumentKerman University of Medical Sciences, 2017The term resilience has dominated the discourse among health systems researchers since 2014 and the onset of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. There is wide consensus that the global community has to help build more resilient health systems. But do we really know what resilience means, and do we all have the same vision of resilience?Document
An exploration of the political economy dynamics shaping health worker incentives in three districts in Sierra LeoneElsevier, 2015The need for evidence-based practice calls for research focussing not only on the effectiveness of interventions and their translation into policies, but also on implementation processes and the factors influencing them, in particular for complex health system policies.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1994This article takes complex emergencies and the humanitarian response to them as its point of reference. It provides critique of relief, development and the linking debate. Rather than being autonomous, relief is a developmental idea. However, development concepts have proven incapable of explaining permanent emergency.