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Expand Monitoring, Strengthen Protections (Geneva) – Hundreds of attacks on health workers have occurred in dozens of countries around the world since 2012, Human Rights Watch and the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition said in a joint report released today. MSH is a Steering Committee Member of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict coalition. 

Today, April 27, 2014, marks the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s election to the presidency of South Africa, in what was the first fully free and representative democratic election in that nation. His election secured the dismantling of the poisonous system of apartheid that permeated all of life in South Africa. Mandela’s extraordinary leadership made possible not only the end of apartheid, but a new flowering of reconciliation and unity. 

On February 26, the World Bank published the Performance-Based Financing (PBF) Toolkit. Management Sciences for Health’s (MSH) Cedric Ndizeye, Principal Technical Advisor for USAID’s Integrated Health Systems Strengthening Project (IHSSP), is a key contributor. 

 QuanTB.

The USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) program and MSH are excited to announce the launch of a new version of QuanTB, version 1.0.2, an electronic forecasting, quantification, and early warning tool designed to improve procurement processes, ordering, and planning for tuberculosis (TB) treatment. QuanTB is also now available in 6 languages: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.

Gloria Sangiwa, MD, Senior Director of Technical Quality and Innovation and Global Technical Lead for Chronic Diseases at Management Sciences for Health, will join Mychelle Farmer MD, Senior Non-Communicable Disease Advisor at JHPIEGO as co-chair of the Task Force on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Women’s Health.

{Photo credit: Rui Pires}Photo credit: Rui Pires

Management Sciences for Health, a global health nonprofit organization working in over 60 countries, is deeply concerned with Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, recently signed into law by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. “MSH believes this new law will negatively affect the health of Ugandan citizens, and may restrict what groups like MSH can do to help Uganda fight HIV/AIDS and meet its Millennium Development Goals,” said Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, President and CEO of MSH.  

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