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 {Photo credit: IMG Events & PR}Left to right: Marian Wentworth, MSH President and CEO; Cletus Otieno, Habemus Pharmacy; Lawrence Fish, MSH Board Chairman; Chief Pharmacist and Registrar of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, Dr. Fred Siyoi; MSH Vice President, Pharmaceuticals and Health Technologies Group, Dr. Douglas Keene; and MedSource CEO Dr. Peter Kamunyo.Photo credit: IMG Events & PR

On October 11, 2018, MSH’s fully owned subsidiary MedSource, a pharmaceutical group purchasing organization, held its launch event in Nairobi. The first organization of its kind in Kenya, MedSource is dedicated to improving the availability and affordability of quality medicines and related supplies. Membership is open to pharmacies of all sizes, hospitals and hospital groups, institutions and in-house clinics, dispensaries, clinical laboratories, and health networks. MedSource CEO Dr. Peter Kamunyo.Photo credit: IMG Events and PR

A woman learns more about available family planning methods during an outreach clinic visit to Mulanje, Malawi.Photo Credit: Samy Rakotoniaina

 

Principal Dispenser and MTC Secretary, David Ouma in the Moroto regional referral hospital medicines stores

Malaria is the leading cause of outpatient visits in Uganda (Ministry of Health, Annual Health Sector Performance Report, 2015/2016), and prevention, diagnosis, and treatment are crucial for reducing preventable deaths, lowering the risk of resistance to antimalarial medicines, and decreasing medicine wastage and misuse. 

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