This Policy Position Paper aims at supporting policy and practice around building resilience of African
health systems, during periods of crisis, shocks and new hazards. It supports policy-makers in planning
effective and equitable health systems delivery during the recovery period post-crisis; with lessons
drawn from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Paper provides insight and direction for policy and governance decision makers Ministries (especially Ministries of Health and Ministers of Finance), and Parliamentary representatives. Civil society, development partners and media practitioners can utilise this paper in their advocacy and awareness raising actions.