Table 1

Resilient health system definition and framework5

Resilience capabilityDefinition
AwareThe ability to identify assets and gaps in the health system and call on them in times of crises
DiverseThe ability to address a broad range of health challenges
Self-regulatingThe ability to contain and isolate health threats while delivering core health services
IntegratedThe ability to bring together or work across a range of actors, ideas and groups to formulate solutions
AdaptiveThe ability to transform to improve function in response to changing needs