Press Room

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes President Biden’s announcement that the United States will contribute $4 billion to COVAX, an international effort to source and distribute COVID-19 vaccines. An initial $2 billion will be donated in 2021, with an additional $2 billion coming over the next two years.“This U.S. pledge, along with that of a number of other countries, will go a long way in ending the current pandemic and helping to prevent future ones,” said MSH’s Senior External Affairs Officer, Ashley Arabasadi.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes President Biden’s memorandum rescinding the Global Gag Rule, also known as the Mexico City Policy, and moving toward restoration of funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).The Global Gag Rule, which President Trump reinstated in January 2017 and expanded later that year, imposed unprecedented restrictions on foreign nongovernmental organizations that are recipients of U.S.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes President Biden’s recent actions to help end the COVID-19 pandemic, strengthen global health security, and improve the health and livelihood of millions of people worldwide. 

President-elect Joe Biden has declared that the US will re-enter the World Health Organization on Day 1 of the new administrationSince 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) has embodied the spirit of international cooperation by tackling the world’s most challenging health issues. The Trump administration’s move in July 2020 to formally withdraw the U.S. from the international body caused an outcry from many, including global health organizations like Management Sciences for Health (MSH).MSH fully supports and applauds the decision of President-elect Biden to rejoin WHO.

Medford, MA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to welcome John Isaacson as Chair of its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2021.Isaacson brings many decades of mission-based service to civic organizations. He launched his career in the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services, where he served three governors and five Secretaries of Health and Human Services, recruiting appointed officials, and served himself in appointments in child welfare and juvenile justice.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded it a five-year program to support multiple countries in strengthening their national public health institutes, which provide critical functions such as disease outbreak prevention, preparedness, and response. The program, called Building Capacity for National Public Health Institutes, will be implemented with global research and development nonprofit Battelle and will support national governments to strengthen national public health institutes (NPHIs).

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