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
The International Conference for Improving Use of Medicines (ICIUM), which aims to build international consensus on how to improve, expand, and sustain use of medicines in low- and middle-income countries, will be held November 14-18 in Antalya, Turkey.
On Friday, October 7, 2011, 150 friends and colleagues joined MSH for an evening reception at the Karibe Convention Center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti to celebrate the organization’s 40th anniversary.MSH President and CEO Dr. Jonathan Quick spoke on the global impact of MSH programs and the future of the organization while highlighting its ongoing commitment in Haiti.
Please join MSH and other Boston-area groups for a timely discussion focusing on Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, and Massachusetts, "The Hidden Epidemic: AIDS, Human Rights, and Vulnerable Populations."Human rights are no longer considered peripheral to the AIDS response.
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
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Building Local Capacity (BLC) for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project.The project will strengthen local and regional systems to respond more effectively to the HIV & AIDS epidemic.
MSH is pleased to announce the recent upgrade of www.OVCsupport.net, a global knowledge-sharing hub on orphans, vulnerable children and HIV & AIDS.www.OVCsupport.net is a virtual forum where community organizations, nongovernmental organizations, policy-makers, donors, governments, US government country teams, and academics can gather to share experiences, practices, and tools that relate to policy around and programming for children and HIV. Social networking tools and an interactive platform create space for greater dialogue, debate, and exchange. With improved navigati
On May 24, 2010, 13 local Nigerian civil-society organizations (CSOs) in Kogi and Taraba states are signing grants to support their work in the areas of HIV prevention, community home-based care, care for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), and gender mainstreaming. Kogi and Taraba were selected given a high prevalence of HIV and predominance of hard-to-reach rural populations.
MSH and USAID hosted the End-of-Project Conference for the Leadership, Management and Sustainability (LMS) Program at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on May 17, 2010. Over the past five years, this USAID-funded program has helped to develop leaders and managers who achieve results in the areas of family planning/reproductive health, HIV & AIDS, infectious disease, maternal and child health, and areas of health service delivery.
Drawing from extensive research carried out by the MSH-led AIDSTAR-Two Project, the MSH Position Paper Challenges Encountered in Capacity Building: Review of Literature and Selected Tools provides a comprehensive view of the current state of organizational capacity building, particularly in the context of HIV & AIDS.