In Sierra Leone, Maintains has been undertaking new work looking at how the government can be supported as they respond, adapt and recover from COVID-19. Our team have used a systems lens to analyse the leadership and governance response to COVID-19 and how this looks across both health, and non-health social sectors. This brief underscores the key findings and further recommendations from the full report, as well as provides and update on wider Maintains work.
This literature review summarises learnings from technical assistance provided by the Maintains programme to the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Sierra Leone on flexible financing for health shock response and on general learnings that may be used by other programmes and actors. Authored by Felix Lung.
This working paper sets out a model of shock-responsiveness in health systems, with the purpose of standardising the conceptual approach and facilitating comparative learning and synthesis.
The COVID-19 pandemic will cause the already significant numbers of people who do not have enough to eat to rise, with predictions that some 265 million people could be pushed into acute food insecurity. This rapid literature review explores strategies to address the short and longer term impacts of malnutrition caused by the pandemic.