How were gender considerations integrated within the efforts to rebuild health systems in the post-conflict contexts of Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Timor Leste and Northern Uganda?
What impact did post-conflict interventions within the health sector have on gender equity with the health system?
|Inclusion Criteria||Exclusion Criteria|
|• Health interventions after peace agreement or cessation of hostilities (Mozambique after 1992, Timor Leste after 1999, Sierra Leone after 2002, Northern Uganda after 2006)||• Health interventions during active conflict|
• Interventions that addressed one or all WHO Health System Building Blocks|
• Health interventions that addressed gender and access to health care (maternal services)
|• Disease Specific Interventions, including HIV/AIDS|
|• Geographic scope: Research on Mozambique, Timor Leste, Sierra Leone, Northern Uganda||• Research from outside these four geographic areas|
• English peer reviewed articles|
• English reports from UN Women
• English reports from international non-governmental organizations
• English reports from national governments
• Non-English peer reviewed articles|
• Non-English reports from governments
• Health system data from multilateral organizations|
• Health system data from national governments
• Health systems data from Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Evaluation of Available Evidence|
• Examined available evidence to assess if and how health systems functioned as measured against the ‘benchmarks’ of gender equity;
• Grouped evidence into themes under the benchmarks as common patterns appeared in the evidence.