ReBUILD 2nd Consortium Meeting ends in Kampala

The ReBUILD Consortium held its Second Consortium Meeting in Kampala October 31st ÔÇô November 4th 2011. The meeting brought together thirty consortium members from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), Institute for Health and Development, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda, College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe and Cambodia Development Resource Institute, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The ReBUILD Consortium work focuses on research for building pro-poor health systems during the recovery from conflict. The two main themes of ReBUILD research are human resources and financing.

During the meeting, research teams presented their specific research project proposals which included health care financing (which will be conducted in Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Cambodia), incentives environment (which will be conducted in Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Cambodia), contracting (which will be conducted in Cambodia and Sierra Leone), rural posting (to be conducted in Uganda and Zimbabwe) and aid architecture (to be conducted in Uganda).Ôö¼├í

The ReBUILD project is soon coming to the end of its first year and an inception report will soon be presented to the project donor DFID.