Health Systems for Tuberculosis
The aim of the MSH-led Health Systems for Tuberculosis (HS4TB) project is to transform the way leaders and managers understand and work toward TB control and elimination. HS4TB builds on USAID’s global TB efforts to increase investments from the public and private sectors to end the TB epidemic while building local commitment and capacity to achieve the ambitious global target of diagnosing and enrolling an additional 40 million people on TB treatment by 2022 and enrolling 30 million on TB preventive therapy.
HS4TB will focus on selected countries within USAID's 23 priority countries with high burdens of TB where it will align with local communities and partners to deliver performance-based results toward global targets. The project will help countries increase domestic financing, use key TB resources more efficiently, build in-country technical and managerial competence and leadership, and support policy formation and dissemination. HS4TB will also prepare local organizations to transition into the role of primary technical assistance providers and recipients of direct donor support and engage marginalized groups, including women and youth, in co-creating activities with national TB programs, professional associations, civil society, and other stakeholders.
Building on our decades-long experience in leadership and governance, MSH will lead public financing expert Nathan Associates; women-owned small business Open Development, LLC; and an array of local partners to assist governments and other TB actors in achieving and sustaining transformation.