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 {Photo credit: Ministry of Health of the Republic of Gabon}First Deputy Prime Minister of Gabon, Paul Biyoghe Mba (right), and MSH Executive Vice President, Paul Auxila (left), at the launch of PAPNDS.Photo credit: Ministry of Health of the Republic of Gabon

On Friday, April 8, the Gabon Ministry of Health launched a technical assistance agreement with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) that will help reform Gabon’s health sector, with a particular focus on improving maternal and child health outcomes.

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The No More Epidemics Call to Action has been updated, providing detailed recommendations for governments and other stakeholders on how to address this situation. Outbreaks of infectious disease could happen anywhere, at any time. Putting in place measures to prevent outbreaks from becoming epidemics—and responding rapidly when they do happen—can reduce the human and economic impacts. Still, the international community finds itself struggling to contain outbreaks when they occur. Zika and Ebola are just the latest examples.

After Highly Successful Film on HIV, Producers Come Together to Engage Millions in sub-Saharan Africa around Tuberculosis

[UPDATED February 1, 2016]

the Liberian Ministry of Health human resources staff at the conclusion of the Strategic HR Management and HR Records Management workshop.Photo Credit: MSH Staff

The USAID Collaborative Support for Health (CSH) Program in Liberia and the Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA) conducted a human resources training for Liberia Ministry of Health staff January 11-15. The five-day training, designed and implemented by CSH and LIPA, focused on strategic human resource management and HR record management. Forty human resources staff members from the central Ministry of Health, county health offices, and major referral hospitals attended. The CSH Program in Liberia is implemented by MSH.

 The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), with contributions from MSH-implemented projects and other partners, has approved new regional standards of care along transport corridors in the region. Endorsed by Ministers of Health and Transport, the Regional Minimum Standards and Brand for HIV and other Health Services (RMSB) aim to improve delivery and quality of services for key populations.

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