ACCRA, GHANA (JUNE 7, 2005) — As part of a global effort to enhance access to essential medicines for the neediest, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), in conjunction with the Ministry of Health, Ghana and in collaboration with the Rational Pharmaceutical Management Plus (RPM Plus) Program with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will host the Strategies for Enhancing Access to Medicines (SEAM) Conference 2005 on June 20-22 at the La Palm Royal Hotel in Accra, Ghana.

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA  — Guyana, one of the 15 priority countries identified by President George W. Bush for AIDS relief, recently received US$110,000 in pediatric antiretroviral (ARV) drugs from the US Government. US Ambassador Roland Bullen transferred the life-prolonging drugs to Minister of Health Dr. Leslie Ramsammy during an official ceremony in Guyana.

CAMBRIDGE, MA (SEPTEMBER 27,2005) — The Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PSCM) has been awarded a U.S. government contract to procure and deliver life-saving medicines and medical supplies to treat HIV/AIDS patients worldwide. The contract for the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project was awarded through the U.S. Agency for International Development as part of the U.S.