What have we found out about how to nurture everyday resilience?

Leanne Brady discusses RESYST learning site research in South Africa.

RESYST , 2017
South Africa

Leanne Brady from the Health Policy and Systems Division at the University of Cape Town, is a researcher involved in the RESYST learning sites work, this collaborative research approach involves working alongside health system managers and frontline workers to strengthen health systems and nurture everyday resilience.

This 4 minute video includes:

  • An introduction to what we mean by 'everyday resilience'.
  • Examples of everyday stressors and challenges experienced on the frontline that impact the lives of people working in the health system. 
  • Key findings about how new leadership practices can nurture everyday resilience.
  • Unique elements of the learning sites research approach.

Further resources

Journal publication: Everyday resilience in district health systems: emerging insights from the front lines in Kenya and South Africa

Journal publication: From bouncing back, to nurturing emergence: reframing the concept of resilience in health systems strengthening

Policy brief: Health system learning sites: understanding health systems through research collaboration and engagement

Key findings sheet: What is everyday health system resilience and how might it be nurtured?

Podcast: What is a health system learning site?

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