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

MSH Urges President Museveni to Veto HIV & AIDS Prevention and Control Bill 2010 MSH is deeply concerned about a new discriminatory and damaging law passed last week in Uganda.  The HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Bill, 2010, passed last week by the Ugandan Parliament, makes it a crime to “willfully, knowingly and intentionally” infect another with HIV and makes it mandatory for men to be tested alongside their wives/pregnant partners. 

{Photo credit:  Todd Shapera}Photo credit: Todd Shapera

Today, on its fifth anniversary, the NCD Alliance announced Management Sciences for Health (MSH) as the second global partner to join the NCD Alliance Steering Group. The NCD Alliance announced only three weeks ago it was expanding its governance structure to include a broader set of voices and representatives from the global non-communicable disease (NCD) community. Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) became the first new global partner to join the Steering Group, providing valuable perspectives on mental and neurological disorders.

Expand Monitoring, Strengthen Protections (Geneva) – Hundreds of attacks on health workers have occurred in dozens of countries around the world since 2012, Human Rights Watch and the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition said in a joint report released today. MSH is a Steering Committee Member of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict coalition. 

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.

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