Research for stronger health systems during and after crisis

Use of qualitative research methods and health systems research in post conflict contexts

Learning notes: Use of qualitative research methods and health systems research in post conflict contexts By the ReBUILD consortium Introduction: The ReBUILD consortium There are 5 ongoing research projects, each of which includes the use of qualitative methods, for example key-informant interviews; in-depth interviews and life histories. 

Research Projects:

  • Health Financing
  • Health Worker Incentives
  • Contracting
  • Rural retention of health workers
  • Networks

During our ReBUILD consortium meeting in September 2013 we met as a team to reflect on the challenges we encountered when undertaking qualitative research in post conflict contexts and to share learning. This document summarizes the challenges and learning points of undertaking qualitative research in post conflict contexts.

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