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In 1948, health leaders established the World Health Organization (WHO) out of a new spirit of international cooperation. A world war had just ended and the United Nations had been born.  These leaders felt a moral responsibility to help people who were falling sick and dying from preventable causes.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today that the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded it a five-year program to strengthen Afghanistan’s health system, with the ultimate goal of improving health outcomes—particularly for women of childbearing age and preschool children—in rural and peri-urban parts of the country.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today that the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded it two multiyear programs to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in almost two dozen countries.“We are thrilled to accelerate and expand our locally led efforts to end TB around the globe,” said Marian W. Wentworth, MSH’s President and CEO. “These awards recognize MSH’s record of results fighting the world’s leading infectious disease killer.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) congratulates Dr. Amelia Flores and Dr. Edwin Montufar on their appointments as Guatemala’s Minister of Health and Vice-Minister for Primary Care, respectively. Both doctors are former MSH staff members. Their appointments come at a crucial time for the country, which is battling a spike in COVID-19 cases.

At Management Sciences for Health (MSH), we focus our attention and our work on improving the health of the most vulnerable people outside of the United States. But the painful events that we are watching unfold within the US demonstrate overwhelmingly that there is also hard work that urgently needs to be done here at home.The callous killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many other Black men and women across our country are horrifying. Our thoughts are with the families and communities of those most directly affected by their deaths.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today that it will support global health NGO Jhpiego to implement the newly awarded USAID Ethiopia Health Workforce Improvement Program (HWIP).

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