Health systems

High level meeting on building resilient systems for health in Ebola-affected countries

Report of a meeting, 10-11 December 2014

Authors:
WHO

Publication details

Number of pages: 27
Publication date: December 2014
Languages: English

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Overview

This is report of the high level meeting on building resilient systems for health in Ebola-affected countries" held on 10-11 December 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. Specific objectives of the meeting were to:

  • Identify the main constraints and challenges faced by countries in rebuilding and developing more resilient health systems;
  • Identify medium- to long-term solutions on how best to build and invest in national and sub-national systems that deliver good-quality essential health services and also have the capacity to respond adequately to future emergencies and crises;
  • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholder groups (governments, non-state actors, donors and international technical agencies) in assisting countries to build resilient health systems.

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