We have been associated with India since our founding in 1971. While working at all levels of the health system over the years, we have supported the accessibility and delivery of health services and essential medicines, implemented reproductive and maternal and child health strategies and behavior change, established strong procurement systems, and expanded treatment of infectious diseases.


To support improvements in health services and outcomes in India, we have carried out work in leadership and management, applied research, and health management information systems—including a 19-state project in the 1980s. Our programs have aided the government with costing studies to mobilize resources for primary health care, supported access to and procurement of essential medicines and related health supplies, performed pharmaceutical-sector assessments, and developed standard operating procedures in laboratories and pharmacies. To reduce malnutrition and infant mortality, MSH has helped to deliver high-impact interventions, such as home-based newborn care, improved infant and young child feeding, and immunization.

To respond to HIV and AIDS and expand treatment of TB, MSH—with the World Bank in India—designed initiatives to combat TB among those living in crowded urban areas. We work to improve government contracting of private sector agencies to provide TB support services, and with the National Health Systems Research Centre we have been conducting a series of costing analyses to inform national budget discussions on health allocations.

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RFP: Management and Administration of Working Capital Loan Facility Guarantee Financing Mechanism

The USAID-funded Health Systems for Tuberculosis (HS4TB) project, led by MSH, seeks to transform the way leaders and managers understand and work toward TB control and elimination. HS4TB is implementing activities in India through MSH Inc.’s subsidiary, MSH India Health Management Limited, (MSH India). The Government of India has endorsed contracting Private Provider Support Agencies (PPSAs) as intermediaries providing various support activities to improve efficiency in the private provider ecosystem. HS4TB is seeking the services of a firm to act as the Operational Partner (OP) to work with MSH India to implement the Management and Administration of the Working Capital Loan Facility Guarantee Financing Mechanism.

Management Sciences for Health Supports Newly Introduced Legislation to End Tuberculosis Worldwide

The bill calls for greater coordination among US government agencies that engage in international TB activities to ensure accountability and transparency, reduce duplication of efforts, and ensure appropriate integration and coordination of TB services into other US government-supported health programs.