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President-elect Joe Biden has declared that the US will re-enter the World Health Organization on Day 1 of the new administrationSince 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) has embodied the spirit of international cooperation by tackling the world’s most challenging health issues. The Trump administration’s move in July 2020 to formally withdraw the U.S. from the international body caused an outcry from many, including global health organizations like Management Sciences for Health (MSH).MSH fully supports and applauds the decision of President-elect Biden to rejoin WHO.


A health worker showing the app used during the SMC in the village of Guéné. Photo credit Jocelyn Akakpo

Originally published by the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative. While the rainy season brings welcome relief to farmers in northern Benin, the wet weather also brings an unwelcome guest: mosquitoes. These mosquitoes can spread malaria, a disease that threatens hundreds of thousands of children’s lives across the region.But malaria can be prevented with several interventions, including medications provided during seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC). When the summer rain arrives, health workers supported by USAID through the U.S.


December 16, 2020

Watch the event recordingCOVID-19 has reignited debates around the synergies and tensions between universal health coverage (UHC) and global health security. Has prioritizing one come at the expense of the other? Do investments targeted toward containing outbreaks hamper a health system’s ability to achieve equitable access and a more sustainable future?