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MSH and USAID hosted the End-of-Project Conference for the Leadership, Management and Sustainability (LMS) Program at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on May 17, 2010. Over the past five years, this USAID-funded program has helped to develop leaders and managers who achieve results in the areas of family planning/reproductive health, HIV & AIDS, infectious disease, maternal and child health, and areas of health service delivery.

MSH is proud to announce the launch of a new compilation of many of our most-used and well-recognized tools and resources: Health Systems in Action: An eHandbook for Leaders and Managers.

On May 17, 2010, MSH and the United States Agency for International Development are presenting the Leadership, Management and Sustainability: Strengthening Health Systems, Achieving Public Health Results end-of-project conference in Washington, DC. The conference will highlight the Leadership, Management and Sustainability Program’s work in the field with participants from Afghanistan, Côte d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, and Peru, along with our partner ADRA International.

MSH is pleased to announce that the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership recently elected Rima Shretta as the Roll Back Malaria Alternate Board member for the Northern Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) Constituency. Housed in the World Health Organization Secretariat, the Partnership coordinates activity of its more than 500 members to reduce malaria morbidity and mortality. Ms.

Drawing from extensive research carried out by the MSH-led AIDSTAR-Two Project, the MSH Position Paper Challenges Encountered in Capacity Building: Review of Literature and Selected Tools provides a comprehensive view of the current state of organizational capacity building, particularly in the context of HIV & AIDS.

Wednesday, April 21 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm Weil Town Hall (Belfer Building L-1), Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MASeizing Opportunities to Enhance US Aid Effectiveness: The State of Play and Ways ForwardModerated by:Professor Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy SchoolFeaturing:Steve Feldstein, Professional Staff, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, US Congress (TBC) Karen Hanrahan, COO, Quadrennial Diplomacy & Development Review, US State Department Paul O’Brien, Vice President for Policy and Advocacy, Oxfam America

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