MSH was formed in May 1971 by Dr. Ron O’Connor to focus on supporting countries as they strengthen their health systems and the local ownership needed to achieve sustainable change. In 2021, we are celebrating our five decades of health impact. But we are not going to celebrate this anniversary by reflecting on the past. We want to focus on the future of global health – the Next 50 Years.We turn 50 during a time when, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of global health is on everyone’s mind and impacting everyone’s lives.

 {Photo credit: MSH Staff}Bravo Otohabru, Supply Chain Director of the Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) project, presents final supply chain policy documents.Photo credit: MSH Staff

“This is a new dawn for health sector supply chain in the country, as these documents will further promote access to quality medicines and enhance universal health coverage.” — Hon. Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, Minister of Health, Federal Ministry of Health, NigeriaOn March 4, 2021, at an event attended by government officials at federal and state levels, donor agencies, technical partners, and implementers in the health sector, the Hon. Dr.

MSH will lead a new project to improve the quality and use of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) and family planning (FP) services for young Bangladeshi women and their partners in the underserved urban municipality of Tongi in Gazipur, near Dhaka.