With support from USAID, MSH is strengthening local and regional systems to respond more effectively and sustainably to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. MSH builds the capacity of government and civil society entities in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe to implement policies and health services for those infected with and affected by HIV/ AIDS. The three key program areas include care and support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), HIV Prevention, and Community-based Care.
MSH is working with the Ministry of Health in Swaziland (MOH) to achieve the following technical objectives:
- Strengthen systems to increase access to antiretroviral therapy and laboratory commodities.
- Support the Supply Chain Management of essential medicines including antiretroviral drugs and laboratory commodities
- Strengthening management systems and developing human resource capacity for pharmaceutical and laboratory services.
- Strengthen the pharmaceutical and logistic information management systems at all levels of the Ministry of Health.
- Improve rational medicine use and strengthening interventions to contain antimicrobial resistance
- Strengthen medicines regulation and foster good governance in pharmaceutical and laboratory services.
|Project Name||Health Systems||Health Areas||Date|
|Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services Program||Pharmaceutical Management, Health Care Financing||Malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV & AIDS, Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health, Family Planning & Reproductive Health||2011 - 2018|
|The Health Communication Collaborative||Leadership, Management & Governance, Health Service Delivery, Health Information||HIV & AIDS, Tuberculosis, Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health, Family Planning & Reproductive Health, Malaria||September 26, 2012 - July 31, 2017|
Southern Africa Human Capacity Development
|Leadership, Management & Governance||HIV & AIDS||2010 - 2010|
Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa
|Leadership, Management & Governance||HIV & AIDS, Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health||2010 - 2015|
|Leadership, Management & Governance, Health Service Delivery, Human Resources for Health, Health Information||HIV & AIDS, Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health, Family Planning & Reproductive Health, Malaria||2008 - 2017|