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Massachusetts-based global health organization deploys expert teams to Africa Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a Massachusetts-based global health nonprofit organization, today announced it is mobilizing its expertise and resources at the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia to help the Ministry of Health develop community care centers for Ebola separate from the health facilities; restore essential health services for non-Ebola patients; and, improve the detection and containment of active Ebola cases in Liberian communities.

On September 22, 2014, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) joined 60 other organizations to launch the first-ever Universal Health Coverage Day, which will take place on December 12, 2014. The global coalition will call for universal health coverage to be a cornerstone of the sustainable development agenda and a priority for all nations.

Accredited Drug Shops: Pitch for Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting 2014Read Dr. Quick's remarks (as prepared)Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH, Management Sciences for HealthTwo billion people – one third of the world’s population  – lack regular access to quality essential medicines.   In rural Tanzania, as in most low income countries, when people are sick enough to seek treatment their first stop is not a trained health provider or clinic.  No, their first stop is the drug seller down the street.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced it is seeking partners to complete its  2011 Commitment for Action at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), pledging to scale up sustainable Accredited Drug Shops in five African nations by 2015 to bring quality essential medicines to 70 million people in  rural communities. The program has already served 36 million people in three nations and economically empowered thousands of women.  Over 10,000 Accredited Drugs Shops are now in operation.  Read more about the Accredited Drug Shops here.  MSH President & CEO Dr.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Luis Tam will be joining MSH’s Center for Health Services as the Global Technical Lead for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health at the end of September 2014.

MSH is pleased to announce that we have won the follow-on program to our successful Securing Ugandans' Right to Essential Medicines (SURE) program. USAID has awarded MSH US$29.9 million over a five-year period to increase the availability, accessibility and appropriate use of essential medicines and health supplies for Ugandans. The new program, Systems Strengthening and Health Commodities (SSHC), will be based in Kampala with Dr. Birna Trap as Chief of Party. The project is part of the portfolio of MSH's Center for Pharmaceutical Management led by Vice President Douglas Keene.

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