Preparing for Future Shocks: Building Resilient Health Systems

Resource Type: Presentation
Authors: Kate Greene, Bob Emrey, Jodi Charles, Temitayo Ifafore
Published: March 4, 2016

Resource Description: 

Presented at USAID’s Global Health Mini-University, 2016.

After the recent Ebola outbreak, global health experts have turned to resilience frameworks used by other fields such as agriculture and engineering to understand how to build health systems that can withstand shocks, including infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and political conflict. Speakers first briefly outlined each of the five key elements of the Resilience Framework, adapted from the Rockefeller Foundation and presented in a Lancet article in 2015, that can be applied to health systems.



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