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{Photo credit: Lisa Folda, Courtesy of Photoshare}Photo credit: Lisa Folda, Courtesy of Photoshare

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to announce the start of a new project in Madagascar with USAID/Madagascar, The USAID Primary Health Care (PHC) project. PHC is  a five-year initiative to increase community-based primary health care service uptake and the adoption of healthy behaviors, particularly for women of reproductive age, infants, and children under five.  The project will focus its efforts in six of Madagascar’s 22 regions, where access to and quality of primary health care services is limited.

JOINT LETTER TO UN MEMBER STATES: Universal Health Coverage and the Post-2015 Agenda Your Excellency, Health is a universal human right. It is both a driver and an indicator of sustainable development. Accordingly, we urge the Member States of the United Nations, as they deliberate on the post-2015 framework, to adopt an agenda which will promote accelerated, equitable progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) in all countries.

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

Media Contacts Carol Miller,  +1.202.306.0130 (cell) Barbara Ayotte,, +1.617.250.9312 As 15 global civil society organizations sign a statement urging UN countries to include UHC in  post-Millennium Development goals, the US prepares to open health exchanges

Media Contact:Carol Miller, Management Sciences for HealthRSVP Required. Email:, Mobile:  +1.202.306.0130 With Jeffrey Sachs, Ariel Pablos-Mendez and other Leaders from Civil Society and Government Tuesday, September 24, 2013; 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time Rockefeller Foundation 420 Fifth Ave (between 37th and 38th Streets), New York, NY 10018

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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) applauds the report of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon that assesses progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and lays out recommendations for the post-2015 development agenda. The report [PDF], “A life of dignity for all: accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015,” prioritizes improving health as one of 14 top-line goals and recommends universal health coverage (UHC) as a “transformative action” to achieve it.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is thrilled to announce that Vickie Barrow-Klein will be joining MSH’s corporate headquarters in Cambridge, MA, as Chief Financial Officer on August 5, 2013.


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