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Table 1 Review Protocol

From: Are health systems interventions gender blind? examining health system reconstruction in conflict affected states

Research Questions
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.