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Three years after the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) recognizes the hundreds of thousands of Haitians who died and the many more who continue to struggle in the aftermath. MSH, a nonprofit international health organization, supports the Haitian government in its efforts to develop a strong and sustainable health system.Despite an intensive international response, many Haitians still suffer severe hardship. Three years later, more than 350,000 Haitians still live in tents and other fragile shelters, exposing them to social and environmental risks.

  MSH partnered with SDN, a documentary image-sharing website, who managed the international call to photographers on behalf of MSH. Glenn Ruga, SDN founder and director, provided professional advisory and judging support required to choose final candidates. MSH thanks Glenn for all of his support and commitment to the project.

January 4, 2013 - 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 four new members to its Board of Directors. The new members bring wide-ranging experience in fields including nonprofit consulting and management; philanthropy for international development; investment management; state and federal health policy; and health plan management.

The GHC Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of 15 new Board members. The election process ended on December 19, 2012 and a full tally of the results were certified the next day. Below are the names of those elected and their organizational affiliation.With the election of the new members complete, the remaining Board members will step down as of December 31, 2012. To ensure a smooth transition to the new Global Health Council, beginning January 1, 2013 and until the new Board meets to act collectively to make permanent arrangements, Dr.

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, strongly believes there must be at least one health goal included in the post- 2015 development goals. MSH recommends universal health coverage (UHC) as the overarching health goal, along with the following key provisions:A universal health coverage goal must address equity, human rights, and an integrated approach to achieving better health outcomes and long-term impact.

“An important step in fight against health inequity and poverty” Today, the 67th United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution “Global health and foreign policy” that places a major emphasis on universal health coverage (UHC) in the global health and foreign policy work of the UN and Member States in the coming years.

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