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A Five-Year Program Supports Haiti’s Path to Health Care Self-Reliance
Arlington, VA—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today that it has been selected by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen Haiti’s health system. The five-year project—Haiti’s Health Leadership Program (HLP)—will support the Haitian government’s efforts to build an optimal health system that is accessible, accountable, affordable, and reliable.
Project awards range from infectious disease prevention to health financing and disability inclusion in South Sudan, Afghanistan, Syria, Angola, Cambodia, Madagascar, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, Pakistan, and Togo
MSH staff members (from L-R) Jean Kagubare, Antoine Ndiaye, Kristin Cooney, Omer M'bi Mabiala, and Colin Gilmartin during the launch of the Performance-Based Financing Program in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Photo credit: MSH Staff)
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – The Ministry of Public Health and Hygiene (MSHP) in Côte d’Ivoire officially established a technical assistance agreement with MSH to support the introduction of the country’s first ever performance-based financing (PBF) program.