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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors:  John M. Isaacson, Una Ryan, OBE, PhD, and M. Anjali Sastry, PhD. MSH also extends sincere gratitude to these departing members of the board who gave over thirty years of combined service to MSH: Christine W. Letts, Barbara Stowe, Deidre Strachan and Nick Burns. Welcome and thank you!John M. Isaacson founded Isaacson, Miller in 1982.

On December 1, MSH joined the worldwide observance of World AIDS Day. MSH co-sponsored a Congressional briefing in Washinton, DC, “Better Together: Family Planning and HIV/AIDS Integration,” with the Global Health Council and a host of other organizations in coordination with the office of Congresswoman Lois Capps.

Bada Pharasi, Deputy Regional Technical Advisor, CPM, South AfricaBada Pharasi, Deputy Regional Technical Advisor, CPM, South Africa

More than 70 regional and local partners celebrated MSH's 40th anniversary and the opening of a new office building in South Africa on November 3, 2011. Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, Chief Executive Officer and President of Management Sciences for Health (MSH), told the story of MSH's involvement in a memorable workshop for exiled African liberation fighters.

Mother with children. Senegal-2006-GaldosMother with children. Senegal-2006-Galdos

Co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Ministry of Health and Prevention in Senegal, the second International Conference on Family Planning: Research and Best Practices "will bring together participants to share research, best practices, and progress on national strategies to deliver family planning services, with the ultimate goal being universal access to family planning," according to the conference website.

MSH at ICASA 2011MSH at ICASA 2011

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) cordially invites you to a reception to celebrate MSH's 40th anniversary on December 6 at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The reception will include remarks by Negussu Mekonnen of MSH Ethiopia, and a message from Ambassador Eric Goosby, the US Global AIDS Coordinator with PEPFAR. His Excellency Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has also been invited to speak.

The MSH-led AIDSTAR-Two Project, funded by USAID, has published a new technical paper, "The Use of Information and Communication Technology in Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and other Health Programs: A Review of Trends and Evidence", which focuses on how new technology – particularly mobile technologies – has the capacity to improve access to family planning and reproductive health information and services.The paper presents examples of information and communication technologies being used in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Malawi, India and Bangladesh, and look


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