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The Health For All (HFA) Project worked in partnership with the Government of Angola to integrate provider-initiated HIV testing services into family planning services in health facilities. To support the integration of FP and HIV services, HFA developed standard operating procedures (SOPs) based on each clinical intervention, job aids, and checklists and provided training to health prov

HFA works in support of the Government of Angola’s strategic plan to accelerate early HIV diagnosis and linkage to care through implementation of the Busca Activa Consentida Através do Caso Indice (BACCI) or index case testing and tracing (ICTT).

The Technical Support Services Project (TSSP) worked with the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MOHCDGEC) to develop a comprehensive task-sharing (TS) plan for health workers.

This study was designed to identify and map places where HIV transmission is most likely to occur in Angola, estimate the coverage of prevention services at these sites and characterize key populations in Angola, including estimating population size, prevalence and factors of risk to HIV.

The Technical Support Services Project (TSSP), implemented by Management Sciences for Health, works with the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children and the Presidents Office Regional Administration and Local Government to improve the country’s health information system.

To support Tanzania in obtaining, analyzing and using reliable data for informed health system decision making, the Tanzania Technical Support Services Project (TSSP), implemented by Management Sciences for Health, is supporting the development and integration of HIV/AIDS indicators into a new electronic health information dashboard for DHIS2, the national health information platform.

Using an effective intervention and district-led approach to strengthen medicine management in government and private not-for-profit health facilities, Supervision, Performance Assessment, and Recognition Strategy (SPARS), the Uganda Health Supply Chain (UHSC) project strengthened the capacity of district health workers to effectively manage and utilize health commodities and promoted local owners

Access to appropriate, high-quality medicines where and when they are needed is the overall goal of a well functioning supply chain and responsive health system.

To ensure an uninterrupted supply of essential medicines and effectively monitor store management in health facilities, the Uganda Ministry of Health (MoH) chose RxSolution, an integrated pharmaceutical management software.

A good health system ensures equitable and consistent access to quality essential medicines and health supplies. Health equity is prioritized in Uganda’s National Medicines Policy but unequal resource allocation has resulted in some health facilities having insufficient resources to meet local health needs.

Public pharmaceutical-sector managers in Uganda previously relied on information gathered from multiple sources to plan for and manage health supplies at the national, district, and facility levels. Not easily accessible, these sources required extensive effort to compile factual, real-time evidence for decision making.

In February 2019, the Bangladesh National Tuberculosis Program and its implementing partners approved the Action Plan for Strategic Roadmap for Zero TB Cities Bangladesh (ZTBCB), which identifies key actions to be taken between 2019 and 2020 for the Government of Bangladesh to achieve its target of halving the urban TB incidence rate by 2025.

The Government of Tanzania, through its Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government, understands the value of using data and strategic information to achieve effective health service delivery planning and decision making. Despite this, there is limited data use within the health sy

The Government of Tanzania aims to improve the performance of the health systems as advocated in the Tanzania Development Vision 2025.

Supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and led by the Women and Health Initiative (W&HI) at the Harvard T.H.

Funded by PEPFAR through the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and implemented by Management Sciences for Health, the Technical Support Services Project (TSSP) worked with the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MoHCDGEC) to finalize the National Health Workforce Allocation Optimization (WAO) tool.

Forecasting Consumption of Select Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health CommoditiesThis guide will assist program managers, service providers, and technical experts when conducting a quantification of commodity needs for the 13 reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health commodities prioritized by the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children.These 13 commodi

In response to demand from public and private health care organizations for cost-effective, practical, and accessible leadership and management development, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) designed the Virtual Leadership Development Program (VLDP) in 2002.

This standard operating procedure describes the procedures to be used by the members of Pharmacovigilance Department of National Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (NMHRA), Medicine Safety Committee (MSC) and by health care professionals for the recording, management and reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions and other suspected adverse events that are reported through t

Because resources available to improve global health are limited, it is becoming increasingly important for those who produce and disseminate health-related information and services to gauge the impact of their work.

Diagnostic tests for COVID-19 fall into three main categories: Molecular, Antigen, and Serological. Each category of tests comes with its own limitations, thus impacting how and where it can be used. Molecular tests based on Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technology are the current ‘gold standard’ for COVID-19 testing.

The demand for COVID-19 diagnostics has exploded with the global impact of the pandemic, though this demand for diagnostics, reagents, and consumables for COVID-19 is causing shortages of commodities worldwide.

MSH authors have published a number of journal articles describing the accredited drug seller implementation experience and lessons learned in Tanzania—home of the flagship ADDO program. A new compendium reviews highlights ranging from robust multi-method quantitative to informative qualitative research. 

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