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(Abuja, Nigeria) Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization working in over 60 countries, has worked in Nigeria for the past 10 years employing nearly 200 staff, the majority of them Nigerian. MSH extends its support and encouragement to President Goodluck Jonathan as the government of Nigeria prepares for a historic Presidential Summit on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Abuja in the coming weeks on March 10, 2014. We are honored to partner with the Government of Nigeria on this important initiative. MSH has been an advocate for UHC for the past several years and is a leading proponent of UHC in the post-2015 development framework.

{Photo credit: Genaye Eshetu/MSH}Teberih Tsegay, Almaz Haile, Jember Alemayehu, and Yeshi Derebew, of Korem Town, Ethiopia.Photo credit: Genaye Eshetu/MSH

Prestigious Health Worker Honors Given to Four Mother Mentors from Ethiopia Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is proud to announce that Teberih Tsegay, Almaz Haile, Jember Alemayehu, and Yeshi Derebew are being honored for their work as recipients of the 2014 REAL Awards, given by Save the Children and Frontline Health Workers Coalition. The REAL Awards is a first-of-its-kind global awards program designed to develop greater respect and appreciation for health workers and the lifesaving care they provide in the United States and around the world.

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Study in the Journal Of Public Health Policy Calls on Governments and Private Donors to Provide Funding Contact: Palgrave Macmillan For twelve years, the World Health Organization’s Prequalification Program (PQP) has helped to stem the tide of diseases such as HIV, TB, and malaria. But according to a group of former WHO directors and academics, this program is at risk because it is entirely reliant on just two international organizations for funding.

{Photo credit: CDC}Dr. Deborah BirxPhoto credit: CDC

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes yesterday's nomination of Dr. Deborah Birx as the next United States Global AIDS Coordinator. Dr. Birx, a renowned national and international expert in the field of HIV & AIDS, brings tremendous experience and expertise to this position. Beginning her career in 1985 as a trained clinician, she has focused on HIV & AIDS vaccine research, published over 220 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, authored nearly a dozen chapters in scientific publications, as well as developed and patented vaccines. Dr.

Vice President of the Center for Health Services (CHS), Catharine Howard Taylor, joined the Management Sciences for Health Arlington office on December 16. Taylor has 25 years of experience in international and domestic sexual and reproductive health, with a focus on maternal/newborn health and programing for youth. She has lived and worked in South Africa, Turkey, Thailand, Nepal, Vietnam and Seychelles, and has conducted more than 40 consultancies in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, focusing on program design and evaluation.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a nonprofit global health organization working to save lives and improve health by strengthening health systems in over 40 countries, welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors. The new members bring wide-ranging experience to MSH in the fields of medical research, women’s leadership, reproductive health and rights, and philanthropy.

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