Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) congratulates Dr. Amelia Flores and Dr. Edwin Montufar on their appointments as Guatemala’s Minister of Health and Vice-Minister for Primary Care, respectively. Both doctors are former MSH staff members. Their appointments come at a crucial time for the country, which is battling a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Project builds on the organization's pioneering work in Uganda and KenyaArlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today that it will introduce its successful pregnancy care model to indigenous women in the western highlands of Guatemala, a region characterized by poverty, high fertility rates, and substandard access to health services.“I am pleased that MSH will have the opportunity to adapt our successful antenatal care model for women in communities with some of the highest rates of maternal mortality in Guatemala,” said Dana Sandstrom Keating, MSH’
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) has been awarded the contract for “Technical Assistance in Service Delivery and Management Capacity Building for the Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative Countries,” a $9.3 million, 18-month award by the Inter-American Development Bank. The goal of the Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative (“salud” is Spanish for health) is to reduce health equity gaps in eight countries in the Mesoamérica region.
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.