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{MSH staff members (from L-R) Jean Kagubare, Antoine Ndiaye, Kristin Cooney, Omer M'bi Mabiala, and Colin Gilmartin during the launch of the Performance-Based Financing Program in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Photo credit: MSH Staff)}MSH staff members (from L-R) Jean Kagubare, Antoine Ndiaye, Kristin Cooney, Omer M'bi Mabiala, and Colin Gilmartin during the launch of the Performance-Based Financing Program in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Photo credit: MSH Staff)

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – The Ministry of Public Health and Hygiene (MSHP) in Côte d’Ivoire officially established a technical assistance agreement with MSH to support the introduction of the country’s first ever performance-based financing (PBF) program. The PBF program is designed to increase the provision and quality of health services at 401 primary health centers and 19 hospitals in 19 of the country’s 82 health departments.

The No More Epidemics campaign urges G20 leaders to do more to address global health security by supporting the poorest and most vulnerable countries and people to be better protected from infectious diseases outbreaks of epidemic potential. It requires a concerted collective effort to ensure the International Health Regulations are adhered to through a renewed approach to health as a human right and a shared global obligation to building universal health coverage (UHC) in low and middle-income countries. 

Medford, MA - Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health NGO, welcomes Loyce Pace, the new Executive Director of the Global Health Council (GHC). Set to start in her new role today, Ms. Pace is a recognized leader who has worked on the ground in more than 10 countries delivering health programs and mobilizing advocates. GHC is the leading membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers, and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide.

Medford, Massachusetts — Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Organized Network of Services for Everyone’s Health (ONSE) project in Malawi.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is committed to continuing to work in partnership with the US government and all stakeholders on our shared vision of saving lives and improving the health of the world’s poorest and most under-served communities.

The BBC's "Focus on Africa" aired a segment about universal health coverage and national health insurance in Kenya on October 5. The piece included an interview with Spencer Ochieng, MSH’s Kenya country representative. Spencer discussed the need for strong health systems and the need to understand health as a human right. "You need very strong health care systems," he said. "All these things have to act in tandem to ensure the quality of health care is as [good as it can be], and as affordable as it should be, and the financing as well is available for people."

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