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Herbert Mugumya

MEDFORD, Mass. — Global health NGO Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to welcome Mr. Herbert Mugumya as its new Country Representative in Uganda. Mr. Mugumya, who will be based in MSH's office in Kampala, has more than 24 years of hands-on experience in public health, having managed complex, multi-component U.S. government development projects in several countries. Mr. Mugumya is responsible for leading and coordinating all MSH efforts in Uganda by working in partnership with key in-country stakeholders and partner organizations.

Medford, MA — Global health NGO Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today the appointment of Mr. Larousse Céus as Acting Country Representative in Haiti. Mr. Céus is a seasoned management, operations, and public health professional with more than 20 years of experience in international NGO management. Based in MSH's Port-au-Prince office, Mr. Céus is responsible for leading and coordinating all MSH efforts in Haiti by working in partnership with key in-country stakeholders, such as donors, government officials, clients, and other partner organizations.

Global health NGO Management Sciences for Health (MSH) commends the collective efforts of 22 biopharma companies on the launch of "Access Accelerated," a global initiative to advance access to non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention and care in low and lower-middle income countries.

{MSH staff members (from L-R) Jean Kagubare, Antoine Ndiaye, Kristin Cooney, Omer M'bi Mabiala, and Colin Gilmartin during the launch of the Performance-Based Financing Program in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Photo credit: MSH Staff)}MSH staff members (from L-R) Jean Kagubare, Antoine Ndiaye, Kristin Cooney, Omer M'bi Mabiala, and Colin Gilmartin during the launch of the Performance-Based Financing Program in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Photo credit: MSH Staff)

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – The Ministry of Public Health and Hygiene (MSHP) in Côte d’Ivoire officially established a technical assistance agreement with MSH to support the introduction of the country’s first ever performance-based financing (PBF) program. The PBF program is designed to increase the provision and quality of health services at 401 primary health centers and 19 hospitals in 19 of the country’s 82 health departments.

The No More Epidemics campaign urges G20 leaders to do more to address global health security by supporting the poorest and most vulnerable countries and people to be better protected from infectious diseases outbreaks of epidemic potential. It requires a concerted collective effort to ensure the International Health Regulations are adhered to through a renewed approach to health as a human right and a shared global obligation to building universal health coverage (UHC) in low and middle-income countries. 

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