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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Building Local Capacity (BLC) for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project.The project will strengthen local and regional systems to respond more effectively to the HIV & AIDS epidemic.

(Port- au- Prince, Haiti) Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is preparing to conduct a nationwide training program in Haiti for cholera prevention and treatment. The training will be conducted in 147 facilities for 45 doctors, 70 nurses, and over 4,500 community-level first responders across all 10 of Haiti’s departments. Additionally, MSH will reactivate mobile health kiosks originally created throughout the Port-au-Prince camps after the January 12, 2010 earthquake. The kiosks will provide information about hygiene, sanitation, and cholera prevention and treatment.

Monday, June 14: 2-4pm: “Can Country Ownership Work?  Field Perspectives on Health Systems StrengtheningWatch a live panel discussion from the Global Health Council Conference co-hosted by MSH and Oxfam on how “country ownership”—the management of donor funds by a national government—works in practice.

MSH will be participating in the Global Health Council’s 37th Annual Conference: “Goals and Metrics,” being held in Washington, DC, from June 14-18, 2010. MSH is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor of the conference.

MSH is pleased to announce the recent upgrade of  www.OVCsupport.net, a global knowledge-sharing hub on orphans, vulnerable children and HIV & AIDS.www.OVCsupport.net is a virtual forum where community organizations, nongovernmental organizations, policy-makers, donors, governments, US government country teams, and academics can gather to share experiences, practices, and tools that relate to policy around and programming for children and HIV.  Social networking tools and an interactive platform create space for greater dialogue, debate, and exchange.  With improved navigati

Haiti—A New Way Forward   InterAction Forum Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC Friday, June 4, 2010 1-3 PM   The international NGO community has been active in Haiti for decades, focusing on development work and shifting regularly to humanitarian assistance in response to a range of natural disasters. The earthquake on January 12 has refocused the community not only on disaster preparedness and response, but also on how to be better partners in development with the population of Haiti and its government.

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