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{photo credit: MSH}Ben Zinner, COR CSH Program, Floride Niyuhire, Interim COP CSH Program, Tanou Diallo, PACS COPphoto credit: MSH

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is proud to have a key role in a flagship, 5-year health program in Liberia, the Collaborative Support for Health (CSH) Program. Launched last week by the U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, Deborah Malac, and Liberia’s Minister of Health, Dr. Bernice Dahn, and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the CSH Program is a core part of USAID/Liberia’s technical assistance to the health sector. 

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) joins the people of Liberia in wholeheartedly celebrating Saturday’s World Health Organization declaration that the country is free of Ebola. Liberia has achieved a major milestone, and can begin to accelerate the journey towards re-building a more resilient health system, trusted by and responsive to the health needs of its people.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) applauds the nomination by President Obama of Gayle Smith as the new USAID Administrator to succeed Raj Shah. Since 2009, Ms. Smith has served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Development and Democracy on the National Security Council staff.  She coordinated the Administration's critical initiatives to advance development and global health including the Global Health Security Agenda, Feed the Future, and others. Ms.

The Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project formally welcomed new Project Director Jason Wright on February 2, 2015. Mr. Wright is a global health leader who brings to the LMG Project more than 17 years of experience in family planning and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, and broader health systems with a focus on building the capacity of governments and nongovernmental organizations to bolster programmatic and financial sustainability through management and technical assistance.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Olivier Raynaud has joined MSH as the Sr. Director for Health Systems Innovation & Strategy. "Olivier's role is to boost MSH's innovation strategy, helping to firmly place MSH as a leader in the area of scalable, sustainable health systems innovations," said Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, President & CEO of MSH. Raynaud is a Medical Doctor (University of Lyon) with specialization in Tropical Diseases & Epidemiology. He also holds an MBA (ESSEC).

A Special One-Day Policy Summit on the Impact of US Health Investments in Haiti DATE -- Thursday, January 29, 2015  CONTACT -- Burt Edwards, InterAction:  202.552.6554 (office) or 703.861.8237 (cell) or


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