Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today that the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded it a five-year program to strengthen Afghanistan’s health system, with the ultimate goal of improving health outcomes—particularly for women of childbearing age and preschool children—in rural and peri-urban parts of the country.
Project awards range from infectious disease prevention to health financing and disability inclusion in South Sudan, Afghanistan, Syria, Angola, Cambodia, Madagascar, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, Pakistan, and Togo
USAID’s Office of Health Systems (OHS) has announced selections for its Top Ten Health Systems Strengthening Cases. Two MSH case studies were selected in the Top Ten Health Systems Strengthening Cases as well as one honorable mention. The cases can be accessed here.
MSH will be participating in the Global Health Council’s 37th Annual Conference: “Goals and Metrics,” being held in Washington, DC, from June 14-18, 2010. MSH is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor of the conference.
On May 17, 2010, MSH and the United States Agency for International Development are presenting the Leadership, Management and Sustainability: Strengthening Health Systems, Achieving Public Health Results end-of-project conference in Washington, DC. The conference will highlight the Leadership, Management and Sustainability Program’s work in the field with participants from Afghanistan, Côte d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, and Peru, along with our partner ADRA International.
CAMBRIDGE, MA — The Leadership, Management, and Sustainability (LMS) Program, Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems (SPS) Program, and Rural Expansion of Afghanistan’s Community-based Health Care (REACH) Project will be highlighted at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo in late October. Ten representatives from Management Sciences for Health (MSH) will present on behalf of the programs over the course of three days. Senior Associate Josephine Maundu, Chief of Party Dr.
CAMBRIDGE —Global Challenges, Local Solutions. The theme of MSH’s 2007 Annual Report highlights the importance of international development throughout every level of society. Whether it is training nurses and health workers in antiretroviral therapy at the community level or sustaining Global Fund initiatives around the world, MSH is showcasing its part in the evolution of global health.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN—The Regional Health Conference "Health for All, Health by All: Communicable Diseases Recognize No Borders," which convened in Kabul on April 17, concluded today with the signing of the Kabul Declaration on Regional Collaboration in Health by Ministers of Health and delegates from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Turkey. The Kabul Declaration calls for mobilization of political will in support of common regional policies and strategies to prevent, control, eliminate or eradicate communicable diseases in the region.