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Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today the recruitment of two internationally recognized experts in health supply chain management as part of its ongoing commitment to offering the industry's leading pharmaceutical systems and supply chain management services. Dr. Iain Barton joins MSH as a senior fellow. In this role, Dr. Barton will support MSH’s innovation and thought leadership in health strategy, policy, advocacy, and execution. A global health pioneer, Dr. Barton is responsible for developing and deploying...


 {Photo credit: Samy Rakotoniaina/MSH}Left to right: Dr. Hoasy Solange, Regional Director of Boeny region; General Lylyson, Governor of Sofia region; Aaron Hawkins, Deputy Director of the USAID ACCESS Program; Dr. Rabenandrasana Florent, Regional Director of Sofia regionPhoto credit: Samy Rakotoniaina/MSH

The MSH-led, USAID-funded ACCESS Program in Madagascar works with the Ministry of Public Health and local partners to strengthen the quality of health services delivered from the community to referral hospitals, particularly focusing on maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health.


June 03, 2021

COVID-19 has exposed major gaps in our ability to prepare for, prevent, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks. As world leaders pledge to fight future outbreaks together, discussions around preparedness are center stage. But past epidemics—such as influenza, Zika, SARS, HIV/AIDS, and Ebola—have shown us that we can no longer focus solely on infectious diseases in our approach to prevent pandemics. Animal and environmental health are also critical factors, but these are largely missing from current discussions.