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 USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) program and MSH are excited to announce the launch of a new version of QuanTB, version 1.0.2, an electronic forecasting, quantification, and early warning tool designed to improve procurement processes, ordering, and planning for tuberculosis (TB) treatment.
QuanTB is also now available in 6 languages: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.
Study in the Journal Of Public Health Policy Calls on Governments and Private Donors to Provide Funding
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For twelve years, the World Health Organization’s Prequalification Program (PQP) has helped to stem the tide of diseases such as HIV, TB, and malaria. But according to a group of former WHO directors and academics, this program is at risk because it is entirely reliant on just two international organizations for funding.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) applauds the report of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon that assesses progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and lays out recommendations for the post-2015 development agenda. The report [PDF], “A life of dignity for all: accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015,” prioritizes improving health as one of 14 top-line goals and recommends universal health coverage (UHC) as a “transformative action” to achieve it.
Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research: Beijing, ChinaFrom October 31 to November 4, 26 MSH delegates will travel to Beijing, China to attend the Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research.
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.
CAMBRIDGE, MA — Voice of America News recently interviewed Dr. Fred Hartman of Management Sciences for Health (MSH) about the increase of disease control across Central Asia, specifically Afghanistan. Dr.
CAMBRIDGE, MA—With the release of its 2006 Annual Report today, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is highlighting the vital role that partnerships play in tackling urgent health challenges across the developing world. The report profiles locally based partners in 20-plus countries and celebrates their successes in battling HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, maternal and child mortality, and other health threats. Featured countries include Afghanistan, Haiti, Nepal, Nicaragua, Cambodia, Malawi, and many others.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN—The Regional Health Conference "Health for All, Health by All: Communicable Diseases Recognize No Borders," which convened in Kabul on April 17, concluded today with the signing of the Kabul Declaration on Regional Collaboration in Health by Ministers of Health and delegates from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Turkey. The Kabul Declaration calls for mobilization of political will in support of common regional policies and strategies to prevent, control, eliminate or eradicate communicable diseases in the region.