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The current Ebola epidemic in West Africa is unprecedented in its scope and devastating effects. The health systems of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leona were not adequate to the task of containing the outbreak; while the international community responded slowly at first, it has accelerated its contributions and helped these countries slow the rate of new infections. Management Sciences for Health (MSH) commends the US government for the key role it has already played. The US continues to be a critical source of financing, expertise and other resources.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, is addressing the escalating Ebola outbreaks in West Africa. Our team in Liberia is assisting the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare with the country’s Ebola response. For more on our response, visit here. MSH has issued the following guidelines for its staff traveling to/from Ebola-affected countries.

As a major partner in the Tuberculosis Coalition for Technical Assistance, an international team led by the KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is poised to continue to make significant contributions to USAID’s vision of a world free of TB. The new USAID-funded project, Challenge TB, is a five-year cooperative agreement with a value of up to $550 million. Challenge TB will be the fourth global USAID TB control program implemented by the Coalition, a team of nine partners that includes MSH: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation American Thoracic Society

MSH is hosting a 3-day interactive virtual seminar on the subject of the West African Ebola outbreak from October 28 – 30, 2014. Learn more and contribute to the discussion on trends, approaches, and specific interventions to stop Ebola. This seminar, available in English and French and provided free of charge, is targeted to anyone interested in preparedness and response to an Ebola outbreak. Go to LeaderNet.org and register for this timely seminar.

Massachusetts-based global health organization deploys expert teams to Africa Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a Massachusetts-based global health nonprofit organization, today announced it is mobilizing its expertise and resources at the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia to help the Ministry of Health develop community care centers for Ebola separate from the health facilities; restore essential health services for non-Ebola patients; and, improve the detection and containment of active Ebola cases in Liberian communities.

On September 22, 2014, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) joined 60 other organizations to launch the first-ever Universal Health Coverage Day, which will take place on December 12, 2014. The global coalition will call for universal health coverage to be a cornerstone of the sustainable development agenda and a priority for all nations.

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