Press Room

Dr. Peter Salama during the Toast to the UHC Mouvement on September 23, 2019

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) mourns the sudden passing of Dr. Peter Salama, Executive Director of WHO’s Division for Universal Health Coverage. “Dr. Salama was an exceptional leader and a tireless health advocate for all, especially children and those living in poverty. MSH was proud to collaborate with him on a number of efforts, including those relating to universal health coverage and global health security,” said Marian W. Wentworth, MSH President and CEO.MSH was honored to work with Dr.

Work to Focus on Bold Policy Action and Disease Prevention Efforts in AfricaArlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a leading global health NGO, announced today that it has received a four-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to establish and manage the Tobacco Policy Action Fund for Africa (the Fund), which will support African governments in putting tobacco control policies into action and, ultimately, saving lives.Tobacco use—the most common cause of preventable deaths worldwide—is rising in Africa, especially among young girls and other vuln

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a leading global health NGO, announced today the appointment of Daniel H. Kress, PhD, as Vice President for Global Health Systems Innovation, which is the team responsible for the organization’s global and strategic technical expertise.“I am thrilled to welcome Dan to MSH and look forward to adding his distinguished leadership in health systems, his diverse implementer and foundation experience, and his data-driven approach to MSH’s work of improving the health of people in low- and middle-income countries.

Mandates interagency coordination for global health assistance and integration with other diplomacy, development, and defense effortsThis press release was originally published here.Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) and Chairman Brad Sherman (CA-30) today introduced legislation, the Global Health Coordination and Development Act, to create a federal agency coordination framework for all U.S. global health activities. Currently, there is no wholesale legislative mandate requiring U.S. agencies responsible for global health initiatives to coordinate in a way that maximizes U.S.

Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a leading global health NGO, announced today the appointment of Paul M. Zimmerman as its new General Counsel.“I am delighted to welcome Paul to MSH, where his experience and expertise will further enhance the ability of MSH to create a significant public health impact among some of the most disadvantaged populations in the world,“ said Marian W. Wentworth, MSH’s President & CEO.

Arlington, VA, and Luanda, Angola—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today the conclusion of its work supporting Angola’s Ministry of Health in its efforts to strengthen the country’s response to HIV and AIDS through two programs funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID): Health For All (HFA), which focused on establishing a sustainable model for high-quality HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment, and LINKAGES, which expanded the reach and quality of HIV services for the hardest-hit populations, including sex workers, men who have sex with men,