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Today, April 27, 2014, marks the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s election to the presidency of South Africa, in what was the first fully free and representative democratic election in that nation. His election secured the dismantling of the poisonous system of apartheid that permeated all of life in South Africa. Mandela’s extraordinary leadership made possible not only the end of apartheid, but a new flowering of reconciliation and unity. 

On February 26, the World Bank published the Performance-Based Financing (PBF) Toolkit. Management Sciences for Health’s (MSH) Cedric Ndizeye, Principal Technical Advisor for USAID’s Integrated Health Systems Strengthening Project (IHSSP), is a key contributor. 

 QuanTB.

The USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) program and MSH are excited to announce the launch of a new version of QuanTB, version 1.0.2, an electronic forecasting, quantification, and early warning tool designed to improve procurement processes, ordering, and planning for tuberculosis (TB) treatment. QuanTB is also now available in 6 languages: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.

Gloria Sangiwa, MD, Senior Director of Technical Quality and Innovation and Global Technical Lead for Chronic Diseases at Management Sciences for Health, will join Mychelle Farmer MD, Senior Non-Communicable Disease Advisor at JHPIEGO as co-chair of the Task Force on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Women’s Health.

{Photo credit: Rui Pires}Photo credit: Rui Pires

Management Sciences for Health, a global health nonprofit organization working in over 60 countries, is deeply concerned with Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, recently signed into law by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. “MSH believes this new law will negatively affect the health of Ugandan citizens, and may restrict what groups like MSH can do to help Uganda fight HIV/AIDS and meet its Millennium Development Goals,” said Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, President and CEO of MSH.  

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(Abuja, Nigeria) Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization working in over 60 countries, has worked in Nigeria for the past 10 years employing nearly 200 staff, the majority of them Nigerian. MSH extends its support and encouragement to President Goodluck Jonathan as the government of Nigeria prepares for a historic Presidential Summit on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Abuja in the coming weeks on March 10, 2014. We are honored to partner with the Government of Nigeria on this important initiative. MSH has been an advocate for UHC for the past several years and is a leading proponent of UHC in the post-2015 development framework.

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