Research for stronger health systems during and after crisis

Building Back Better - 20th October - Livestream from 12.00 BST

Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015

Join our meeting on gender and health systems in post-conflict settings - wherever you are!

JOIN THE LIVESTREAM VIA THIS LINK (using password 'Gallery') 12.00 - 13.30 BST Tuesday 20th October

This meeting is being live-streamed, so if you are not able to travel, you can still follow the presentations and discussions from anywhere in the world.

Details of the event remain the same (see below).

If you want to join via the live-stream feed, please join via this live-stream link, using the password 'Gallery'. This will be available from around 11.45 on 20th October.


Building Back Better: ReBUILD and RinGs would be delighted if you could come to this event on gender and health systems in post-conflict and post-crisis countries, to be held in Liverpool on 20th October 2015.

The meeting will launch the Building Back Better report and a new online resource, and will be an opportunity to find out more about post-conflict health systems reconstruction in Mozambique, Northern Uganda, Timor Leste and Sierra Leone and discuss the implications of reconstruction in these countries for other settings. The new set of resources will be available via the ReBUILD and RinGs websites immediately after the launch event.


The event is at the Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool, 1 Brownlow St, Liverpool, L69 3GL

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (BST)

Speakers are:

  • Welcome - Sally Theobald, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
  • Introduction to ReBUILD and the broader programme of work – Tim Martineau, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
  • Overview of Building Back Better, including the publications, briefs and website – Val Percival, Carleton University, Canada
  • Perspective from Sierra Leone – Haja Wurie, College of Medicine and Applied Health Sciences, Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Perspectives from Northern Uganda – Sarah Ssali, Department of Women & Gender Studies, Makerere University, Uganda and Justine Namakula, Department of Public Health, Makerere University, Uganda
  • Equity challenges in health systems in post conflict contexts: Tim Ensor, Director, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
  • Response from panel:  Tulip Mazumdar, BBC Foreign Correspondent and Alvaro Alonso-Garbayo, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Photo courtesy of Steve Evans