Management Sciences for Health (MSH) welcomes President Biden’s recent actions to help end the COVID-19 pandemic, strengthen global health security, and improve the health and livelihood of millions of people worldwide.
President-elect Joe Biden has declared that the US will re-enter the World Health Organization on Day 1 of the new administrationSince 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) has embodied the spirit of international cooperation by tackling the world’s most challenging health issues. The Trump administration’s move in July 2020 to formally withdraw the U.S. from the international body caused an outcry from many, including global health organizations like Management Sciences for Health (MSH).MSH fully supports and applauds the decision of President-elect Biden to rejoin WHO.
In 1948, health leaders established the World Health Organization (WHO) out of a new spirit of international cooperation. A world war had just ended and the United Nations had been born. These leaders felt a moral responsibility to help people who were falling sick and dying from preventable causes.
Arlington, VA – The US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program announced that it will support the efforts of 13 countries, including Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Jordan, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, the Philippines, Tanzania, and Uganda, to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.