Press Room

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) applauds the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s passage today of the International Pandemic Preparedness and COVID-19 Response Act (S. 2297), legislation to improve global health and pandemic preparedness and enhance COVID-19 response efforts. The bill, introduced in June by Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho), received key input from MSH, including language on health systems strengthening, financing mechanisms, and the U.S.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes the newly introduced International Pandemic Preparedness and COVID-19 Response Act of 2021 by Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) to improve global pandemic preparedness and response efforts. MSH provided key input into the draft legislation, including language on health systems strengthening, financing mechanisms, and the U.S.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes the introduction of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Act of 2021, which MSH has endorsed along with almost 100 other supportive organizations.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes President Biden’s announcement that the United States will contribute $4 billion to COVAX, an international effort to source and distribute COVID-19 vaccines. An initial $2 billion will be donated in 2021, with an additional $2 billion coming over the next two years.“This U.S. pledge, along with that of a number of other countries, will go a long way in ending the current pandemic and helping to prevent future ones,” said MSH’s Senior External Affairs Officer, Ashley Arabasadi.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes President Biden’s memorandum rescinding the Global Gag Rule, also known as the Mexico City Policy, and moving toward restoration of funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).The Global Gag Rule, which President Trump reinstated in January 2017 and expanded later that year, imposed unprecedented restrictions on foreign nongovernmental organizations that are recipients of U.S. global health funding, prohibiting them from using their own resources to undertake abortion-related work, thereby cutting off crucial services—from family planning to maternal health programs, from immunizations to HIV/AIDS treatment—to millions of women and girls.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes President Biden’s recent actions to help end the COVID-19 pandemic, strengthen global health security, and improve the health and livelihood of millions of people worldwide. 

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