In 1948, health leaders established the World Health Organization (WHO) out of a new spirit of international cooperation. A world war had just ended and the United Nations had been born. These leaders felt a moral responsibility to help people who were falling sick and dying from preventable causes.
Arlington, VA, and Luanda, Angola—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today the conclusion of its work supporting Angola’s Ministry of Health in its efforts to strengthen the country’s response to HIV and AIDS through two programs funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID): Health For All (HFA), which focused on establishing a sustainable model for high-quality HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment, and LINKAGES, which expanded the reach and quality of HIV services for the hardest-hit populations, including sex workers, men who have sex with men,
MSH calls for improved access to contraceptives and women’s autonomy over family planning choicesArlington, VA —The long-awaited results of the ECHO study published in The Lancet last week show that three common contraceptives—copper IUD, LNG implant, and the DMPA-IM shot—have no substantial effect on HIV risk.
Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) joins the global health community in expressing its deep appreciation to US lawmakers and the White House for their recent reauthorization of the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for another five years.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a nonprofit global health organization dedicated to saving lives and improving the health of some of the world’s most vulnerable people, today launched MedSource, a private commercial group purchasing organization (GPO) based in Kenya. The launch is part of MSH’s new global initiative that aims to improve health ecosystems by making quality medicines more affordable.
Arlington, VA—On Thursday, March 1, 2018, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) will host an end-of-program event for the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) program. The event, under the theme, Toward Building Resilient Pharmaceutical Systems, will address progress made and opportunities toward ensuring that quality, life-saving essential medicines and services are available and affordable for the world’s poorest and most vulnerable.
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
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin speaking at the London Summit on Family PlanningPhoto credit: Russell Watkins/DFID
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) mourns the sudden passing of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). “Dr. Osotimehin was a tireless advocate for women, girls, and youth. MSH was proud to collaborate with him in Nigeria - partnering when he was Minister of Health to strengthen the country’s health system - and at UNPFA, standing beside him on the global stage advocating for the health, rights, and empowerment of women and girls,” said Marian W. Wentworth, MSH President & CEO. “Dr.