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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) applauds and supports President Biden’s recent announcement of his intent to nominate Dr. John Nkengasong as Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator of the United States President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)—the largest activity by any nation to address the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. The critical position has been vacant since before President Biden took office, as the previous coordinator, Dr. Debra Birx, left to join the White House coronavirus task force in February 2020.


Dr. Reuben Kiggundu, Country Project Director for the USAID Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program in Uganda.

Uganda has long been considered as a hotspot for emerging and re-emerging infectious disease epidemics, including Ebola, Marburg virus disease, plague, Rift Valley fever, yellow fever, and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.Yet, to combat such outbreaks, Uganda has been at the forefront of African countries developing national action plans for health security and addressing capacity gaps in fighting infectious disease outbreaks, antimicrobial resistance, and other global health security threats. For the past five years, MSH’s Dr.


November 17, 2021 - November 21, 2021

We are pleased to join global scientific and clinical communities for the 2021 annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene meeting, held virtually November 17-21. MSH’s malaria technical experts will be sharing our work and results under the USAID-funded US President’s Malaria Initiative for States program in Nigeria, the Accessible Continuum of Care and Essential Services Sustained (ACCESS) Program in Madagascar, the Organized Network of Services for Everyone’s (ONSE) Health Activity in Malawi, and the Global Fund Malaria program in Nigeria.