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US Agency for International Development will provide $5 million to survey and quickly expand basic health servicesBOSTON, MA (APRIL 9, 2002) — Catherine Crone Coburn, President of Management Sciences for Health (MSH), announced today that the US Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide $5 million to Management Sciences for Health, through the Management and Leadership Program, to survey and quickly expand basic health services to the women and children of Afghanistan over the next six months.

Community-Based Health Care: Lessons from Bangladesh to Bostonshows what rich and poor countries have learned from each other about providing health servicesBOSTON, MA (MAY 7, 2002) — What works in community-based health care—and why? In this anthology, 36 of the world's leading health experts ponder these questions and share successful principles and approaches.

Minister's speech highlights the importance of national health assessmentKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (JULY 24, 2002) — The Technical Deputy Minister of Public Health, Dr. Firouz Firouzddin, today opened a training session by reading a speech from the Minister, Dr. Suhaila Siddiqi, for approximately 150 Afghans, representing all regions of the country, who will serve as surveyors in a national health resources assessment. The assessment will be conducted during the months of July and August.

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