March 21, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Follow MSH's TB expert Pedro Suarez on Twitter for tweets about these TB events through out the week.  Tuesday, March 21 12:00pm-1:30pm | Russell Senate Office Building, Room 485 Lunch will be served with a briefing from speakers about what the U.S. needs to do to defeat TB, followed by remarks from MDR-TB survivors.  Speakers Dr. Ken Castro, Rear Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, and Professor Emory University Dr. Sanjay Jain, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and International Health, Johns Hopkins University

April 11, 2017 - April 13, 2017

In this time of local ownership and scaled-back resources, organizational performance must be linked with organizational sustainability. PROGRES_SBCC is an assessment tool developed by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and adapted by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) for social and behavior change communication (SBCC) organizations. The tool provides a general overview of organizational capacity and identifies areas within an organization that require support to foster sustainability and resilience.

March 15, 2017

Women and children in low- and middle-income countries often bear a triple burden of ill-health related to pregnancy and childbirth, communicable diseases, and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Precious gains in maternal and child health could be lost due to the rapid rise of NCDs worldwide. This event, held in the margins of the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, will focus on the tangible results of successful delivery of joint treatment and care. It will also be an opportunity to advance the need to act in multisectoral partnerships for NCDs and women's health.