Accredited Drug Shops: Pitch for Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting 2014Read Dr. Quick's remarks (as prepared)Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH, Management Sciences for HealthTwo billion people – one third of the world’s population – lack regular access to quality essential medicines. In rural Tanzania, as in most low income countries, when people are sick enough to seek treatment their first stop is not a trained health provider or clinic. No, their first stop is the drug seller down the street.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced it is seeking partners to complete its 2011 Commitment for Action at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), pledging to scale up sustainable Accredited Drug Shops in five African nations by 2015 to bring quality essential medicines to 70 million people in rural communities. The program has already served 36 million people in three nations and economically empowered thousands of women. Over 10,000 Accredited Drugs Shops are now in operation. Read more about the Accredited Drug Shops here. MSH President & CEO Dr.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) stands with the global health community mourning the hundreds of lives lost during the current Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. As health workers and international partners work together to end the current crisis, MSH calls on governments, donors, and international agencies to renew their commitment to holistically strengthening the health systems of vulnerable countries to enable them to respond effectively to such emergencies, as well as to meet the day-to-day health needs of their populations.
Study in the Journal Of Public Health Policy Calls on Governments and Private Donors to Provide Funding
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For twelve years, the World Health Organization’s Prequalification Program (PQP) has helped to stem the tide of diseases such as HIV, TB, and malaria. But according to a group of former WHO directors and academics, this program is at risk because it is entirely reliant on just two international organizations for funding.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to announce the start of a new project in Madagascar with USAID/Madagascar, The USAID Primary Health Care (PHC) project. PHC is a five-year initiative to increase community-based primary health care service uptake and the adoption of healthy behaviors, particularly for women of reproductive age, infants, and children under five. The project will focus its efforts in six of Madagascar’s 22 regions, where access to and quality of primary health care services is limited.
JOINT LETTER TO UN MEMBER STATES: Universal Health Coverage and the Post-2015 Agenda
Health is a universal human right. It is both a driver and an indicator of sustainable development. Accordingly, we urge the Member States of the United Nations, as they deliberate on the post-2015 framework, to adopt an agenda which will promote accelerated, equitable progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) in all countries.
The International Conference for Improving Use of Medicines (ICIUM), which aims to build international consensus on how to improve, expand, and sustain use of medicines in low- and middle-income countries, will be held November 14-18 in Antalya, Turkey.
MSH and USAID hosted the End-of-Project Conference for the Leadership, Management and Sustainability (LMS) Program at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on May 17, 2010. Over the past five years, this USAID-funded program has helped to develop leaders and managers who achieve results in the areas of family planning/reproductive health, HIV & AIDS, infectious disease, maternal and child health, and areas of health service delivery.
MSH is pleased to announce that the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership recently elected Rima Shretta as the Roll Back Malaria Alternate Board member for the Northern Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) Constituency. Housed in the World Health Organization Secretariat, the Partnership coordinates activity of its more than 500 members to reduce malaria morbidity and mortality. Ms.
CAMBRIDGE, MA—With the release of its 2006 Annual Report today, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is highlighting the vital role that partnerships play in tackling urgent health challenges across the developing world. The report profiles locally based partners in 20-plus countries and celebrates their successes in battling HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, maternal and child mortality, and other health threats. Featured countries include Afghanistan, Haiti, Nepal, Nicaragua, Cambodia, Malawi, and many others.