Report details lack of programs and services in eight Eastern European Countries BOSTON, MA – Enhanced action at the country and regional levels in Eastern Europe is urgently needed to address the hidden HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men, according to a new USAID-funded report written by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and released today in partnership with Management Sciences for Health (MSH). The report, "Men Having Sex with Men in Eastern Europe: Implications of a Hidden Epidemic," was produced under the auspices of the AIDSTAR-Two project, a USAID
(Port- au- Prince, Haiti) Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is preparing to conduct a nationwide training program in Haiti for cholera prevention and treatment. The training will be conducted in 147 facilities for 45 doctors, 70 nurses, and over 4,500 community-level first responders across all 10 of Haiti’s departments. Additionally, MSH will reactivate mobile health kiosks originally created throughout the Port-au-Prince camps after the January 12, 2010 earthquake. The kiosks will provide information about hygiene, sanitation, and cholera prevention and treatment.
MSH will be participating in the Global Health Council’s 37th Annual Conference: “Goals and Metrics,” being held in Washington, DC, from June 14-18, 2010. MSH is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor of the conference.
The most recent edition of Global Health Magazine includes an article by MSH staff on “Leadership and Management.” The authors, Joseph Dwyer and Sara Wilhemsen, state that in many cases it is the lack of knowledge and skills to manage health systems rather than a lack of funds that leads to unnecessary death and illness in developing countries.
CAMBRIDGE, MA — Management Sciences for Health (MSH) will be organizing an advocacy event titled, “Health Leadership and Management by Design – Not Default,” at the Global Health Council (GHC) on March 26th in Washington, DC. Among the speakers are Leadership, Management, and Sustainability (LMS) Program Director Joseph Dwyer; World Health Organization Health Systems Advisor Dr. Delanyo Dovlo; Kenya Ministry of Medical Services Representative Dr. Harrison Kiambati; and Harvard Global Health Delivery Executive Director Dr. Rebecca Weintraub.
CAMBRIDGE —Global Challenges, Local Solutions. The theme of MSH’s 2007 Annual Report highlights the importance of international development throughout every level of society. Whether it is training nurses and health workers in antiretroviral therapy at the community level or sustaining Global Fund initiatives around the world, MSH is showcasing its part in the evolution of global health.
TORONTO, CANADA (AUGUST 13–18, 2006)—Several MSH field and headquarters employees will be presenting at the Sixteenth International AIDS Conference in Toronto in support of the conference theme, “Time to Deliver.”SH representatives are traveling to Toronto from as far away as Malawi and Namibia and presenting on topics including pharmaceutical management, leadership development, strengthening laboratory services, and scaling-up programs.