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Shannon EnglandShannon England

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to announce the new Vice President of MSH’s Office of Strategic Development and Communications (SDC), Shannon England, effective January 9, 2012.Ms. England will lead MSH’s external relations activities around the globe. This will include forging or strengthening relationships with public and private donors, the corporate sector, governments and partners and formulating the appropriate communication and development strategies.

Inside Story: The Science of HIV and AIDSInside Story: The Science of HIV and AIDS

Kalu, a rising Kenyan footballer, migrates to South Africa to establish his career. A romantic encounter leads to the unwelcome realization that he is HIV positive. Kalu goes through an emotional journey as he comes to terms with his diagnosis, encountering social and financial challenges along the way. This is Inside Story: The Science of HIV and AIDS.USAID, in partnership with Management Sciences for Health’s Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project (BLC), helped produce Inside Story.

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.


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