Accredited Drug Shops: Pitch for Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting 2014
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Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH, Management Sciences for HealthTwo billion people – one third of the world’s population – lack regular access to quality essential medicines.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced it is seeking partners to complete its 2011 Commitment for Action at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), pledging to scale up sustainable Accredited Drug Shops in five African nations by 2015 to bring quality essential medicines to 70 million people in rural communities. The program has already served 36 million people in three nations and economically empowered thousands of women. Over 10,000 Accredited Drugs Shops are now in operation. Read more about the Accredited Drug Shops here. MSH President & CEO Dr.
The MSH-led AIDSTAR-Two Project, funded by USAID, has published a new technical paper, "The Use of Information and Communication Technology in Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and other Health Programs: A Review of Trends and Evidence", which focuses on how new technology – particularly mobile technologies – has the capacity to improve access to family planning and reproductive health information and services.The paper presents examples of information and communication technologies being used in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Malawi, India and Bangladesh, and look