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Access to safe and effective family planning is essential for achieving gender equality, eliminating extreme poverty, and reducing maternal and child deaths. Critical to the success of family planning efforts worldwide is a strong health system, supported by a well-educated and trained health workforce. A new edition of Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers, commonly known as the Global Handbook, will be released on February 15 in New Delhi, India, at the 2018 Regional Consortium Meeting of the Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Initiative.

Arlington, VA— A new compendium released today by the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program, implemented by Management Sciences for Health, offers an in-depth look at 12 innovative and promising efforts to strengthen pharmaceutical systems. Released via a new website, Case Studies in Pharmaceutical Systems Strengthening documents the lasting effect of interventions on the people, processes, and structures that comprise a pharmaceutical system and includes actionable lessons and recommendations.

Ebola health care workers at a home during the October 2014 outbreak. Photo Credit: Fred Hartman/MSHEbola health care workers at a home during the October 2014 outbreak. Photo Credit: Fred Hartman/MSH

 Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) stands with the global health community, and with the millions of people we serve across the globe each day, to urge the U.S. government to reconsider planned reductions to programs that are essential to health and national security, and to focus on continuing to invest in strengthening health systems in the world’s poorest countries.

Global health nonprofit joins JEE Alliance advisory board Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to join the advisory board of the JEE Alliance, a platform for facilitating multisectoral collaboration on health security capacity building and implementation of the International Health Regulations.

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

Medford, Mass—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, welcomes Dr. Bernard Nahlen to its Board of Directors. Dr. Nahlen is Director of the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health and comes to MSH with decades of experience in research and disease elimination programs around the world.

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