The Rebuilding Basic Health Services Project (RBHS) Program is supported by USAID and implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., with partners Management Sciences for Health, Jhpiego, and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs. RBHS works to rebuild basic health systems and services in seven counties affected by the civil war in Liberia.
Performance Based Financing: Our Projects
STRIDES for Family Health, a USAID funded program in Uganda — implemented by MSH in partnership with Jhpiego, Meridian International and the Ugandan organization Communication for Development Foundation—works with the Ministry of Health, districts, their communities, local private organizations, and individual private providers in up to 15 districts to increase contraceptive use and healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy (HTSP), decrease maternal and child mortality, and create a scalable nationwide intervention by the year 2015.
Strengthening TB and HIV & AIDS Responses in Eastern Uganda (STAR-E) (March 2009 – September 2016) is a US Agency for International Development (USAID) project funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). STAR-E is implemented by an MSH-led consortium of international and Ugandan organizations.
The Integrated Health Systems Strengthening Project (IHSSP) is assisting the Rwanda Ministry of Health in widening its scope to the strengthening of information systems and human resources management in a decentralized structure. Institutionalizing the practice of systematic quality improvement, the Project will work to support the government's efforts to extend quality public health services to the entire country.
The Integrated Health Project (IHP) partners with the government of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to strengthen the country's health system at every level. IHP activities have focused on maternal, newborn, and child health, family planning, nutrition, malaria, tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS, and water, sanitation, and hygiene—applying many proven, low-cost, high-impact innovations on a large scale.
The AIDSTAR-Two (AS-Two) Project offers systematic organizational capacity-building assistance to HIV & AIDS local implementing partners including NGOs, Community Service Organizations, service provider networks, Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanisms, PRs and sub PRs, and public-sector institutions and programs in addition to US Government field missions. AS-Two is working to improve the capacity of local partners to lead, manage, and govern their organizations efficiently and effectively in order to produce enhanced health results.
MSH’s Santé pour le Développement et la Stabilité d’Haïti (SDSH II) project—known as Pwojé Djanm (“robust project”) in Creole—and its all-Haitian team are working to increase availability of essential social services, reduce internal conflict, enable productive livelihoods that contribute to Haiti’s economic development, and build capacity as the foundation for progress.
Too often, health professionals are promoted into management and governance positions based more on their clinical expertise than on their ability to effectively lead teams and manage programs.
The USAID-funded Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project collaborated with health leaders, managers, and policy makers across all levels in more than 90 countries to show that investments in leadership, management, and governance lead to stronger health systems and improved health for all.
The Program to Build Leadership and Accountability in Nigeria's Health System (PLAN-Health) is a five-year, President's Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) associate award through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It is implemented by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in Gombe and Akwa Ibom States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (RHSS) Project, led by MSH, advanced the US Government’s commitment to inclusive growth, accountability, resilience, and partnership throughout Rwanda’s journey to self-reliance. RHSS collaborated with the Ministry of Health, local partners, and health system leaders to strengthen their capacity for effective leadership and governance; sustainable health financing and private-sector engagement; improved quality of care; evidence-based decision making; and an effectively mobilized, skilled workforce.