The USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program, implemented by MSH, builds on the achievements of its predecessor, the Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems (SPS) Program, by working to assure the availability of quality pharmaceutical products and effective pharmaceutical services to achieve desired health outcomes.
Child Health: Our Projects
The Accelerating the Reduction of Malaria, Morbidity, and Mortality Benin (ARM3) project (September 2011 - October 2015), funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), works in all 34 health zones and in 900 health facilities in Benin. A consortium implements the project, led by Medical Care Development International, and includes MSH as a subrecipient.
African Strategies for Health (ASH) improves the health of people across Africa by identifying and advocating for best practices, enhancing technical capacity, and engaging African regional partners in advancing sustainable solutions for health. ASH is supported by the US Agency for International Development's (USAID) Bureau for Africa and implemented by MSH in partnership with three core Africa-based partners: African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Khulisa Management Services, and Institut De Santé Et Développement of Dakar University, Senegal (ISED).
The Integrated Health Project (IHP) partners with the government of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to strengthen the country's health system at every level. IHP activities have focused on maternal, newborn, and child health, family planning, nutrition, malaria, tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS, and water, sanitation, and hygiene—applying many proven, low-cost, high-impact innovations on a large scale.
The Salud Mesoamérica Initiative is a public-private partnership that seeks to reduce health equity gaps faced by those living in extreme poverty in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.
The USAID Mikolo Project in Madagascar reduces maternal, infant, and child morbidity and mortality by increasing the use of community-based primary health care services and encouraging women and children to adopt healthy behaviors. The five-year project has expanded coverage to 506 communes in 8 of Madagascar's 22 regions, targeting communities more than five kilometers from a health center.
The Sustainable Drug Seller Initiatives (SDSI) program builds on MSH’s Strategies for Enhancing Access to Medicines (SEAM) and East African Drug Seller Initiatives (EADSI) programs. Those programs focused on creating and implementing public-private partnerships using government accreditation to increase access to quality pharmaceutical products and services in underserved areas of Tanzania and Uganda.
The goal of Healthy Communities and Municipalities II (HCM II) is to improve maternal/child and family planning/reproductive health through the promotion of a range of healthy practices, focusing on those activities shown to have the biggest public health impact.