Supporting health system resilience – if not now, when?

Dez 10, 2020

10 December 2020  By Professor Sophie Witter, Institute for Global Health and Development at Queen Margaret University, UK As we mark Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day 2020, we do this not only against the background of the COVID-19 pandemic, but also against a global background of widespread ongoing conflict and shocks which continue to affect… Read more

Women’s health and gender inequalities – 25 years on from Beijing

Dez 1, 2020

The BMJ has recently published a Collection on Women’s Health and Gender Inequalities. Nick Hooton of ReBUILD for Resilience reflects on some of the key messages shared at the launch meeting for this new collection, at a session of the recent World Health Summit 2020. In 1995, at the Fourth World Conference on Women, governments from around… Read more

Event: Supporting and strengthening the role of community health workers in health system development

Nov 25, 2020

Community health workers‘ participatory research session in Freetown, Sierra Leone (Image – IGHD, 2018) 25th November 2020 Missed or want to revisit the session? The YouTube video is here. Part of the Health Systems Research symposium 2020. In this session, the role of community health workers (CHWs) in fragile and conflict-affected settings was discussed. Attention… Read more

Solidarity and psychosocial support: Healthcare workers on World Mental Health Day

Okt 6, 2020

School of Midwifery at Makeni, Sierra Leone (Image – Direct Relief, Flickr) By Joanna Raven, Sally Theobald, Kate Hawkins, Sophie Witter and Haja Wurie, members of the Fragile and Conflict-Affected States Thematic Working Group “Healthcare workers are only human. We experience the same COVID-19-related fear and anxiety as anyone else. This might be fear that… Read more

Event: Managing global health research collaborations

Mai 10, 2016

Female community health worker orientation in Nuwakot district, Nepal (Image – Bimal Paudel, 2018) 8 November 2020 Missed or want to revisit the session? Joanna Raven’s presentation with notes is available here Part of the Health Systems Research symposium 2020. Skill-building session – several participants including Dr Joanna Raven (senior lecturer, Liverpool School of Tropical… Read more

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