Research for stronger health systems during and after crisis

Short introduction to our work in Sierra Leone, July 2011

In Sierra Leone the National Health Sector Strategic Plan (NHSSP) identifies a number of problems in the health system that need to be rectified. These include; a significant shortfall in the number of human resources, poor distribution of health workers, difficult working conditions with weak management systems, a state of low morale and a high rate of attrition. As a result of this analysis the NHSSP proposes a range of new initiatives including putting in place a new strategic Briefing A research programme to support health system development in Sierra Leone

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