South Africa Knowledge Hub Session Highlights TB & HIV Co-infection, New Journal

New Strengthening Health Systems Journal launches.On Thursday, July 24, representatives from the World Bank Group, US Agency for International Development (USAID), Results International, MSH, and more, joined South Africa’s Deputy Director General, National Department of Health, for a panel discussion on Learning the Lessons from HIV for Improved TB Control and Beyond, a South Africa Knowledge Hub session in association with the new journal, Strengthening Health Systems.

MSH Country Representative of South Africa, Bada Pharasi, spoke at the session.

Related: Pharasi speaks about TB and HIV co-infection in South Africa. Watch video:

MSH President & CEO Jonathan D. Quick serves on the advisory board of Strengthening Health Systems. Follow the journal on Twitter @SHSJournal to learn more.

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Meet Christine Onyango

Christine Onyango, deputy director of results and knowledge management at Grant Management Solutions (GMS), presented three posters at AIDS 2014.

On Wednesday, July 23, Onyango presented: “Morocco ends ART stock-outs using the Electronic Dispensing Tool (EDT)”:

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Christine Onyango, MSH. {Photo credits: Rachel Hassinger/MSH.}

Christine Onyango. {Photo credit: Rachel Hassinger/MSH.}

Christine Onyango, MSH.

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“Morocco ends ART stock-outs using EDT”

On Thursday, July 24, she presented two posters: (1) “Measuring performance of short-term technical support (STTS) to Global Fund grants: a unique setting to assess effectiveness”; and (2) “Measuring Effectiveness of Global Fund-Related Short-Term Technical Support (STTS) on Grant Management Bottlenecks: Results from 43 STTS Interventions in 24 Countries”.

Christine Onyango, MSH.

Christine Onyango, MSH.

Christine Onyango discussing the poster with an AIDS 2014 delegate.

Christine Onyango discussing the poster with an AIDS 2014 delegate.

Learn more about Grant Management Solutions (GMS2) >>

(Photo credits: Rachel Hassinger/MSH)

Videos: Dr. Gloria Sangiwa: Women Lead on Chronic Diseases

Dr. Gloria Sangiwa, Global Technical Lead of Chronic Diseases at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), reflects on the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014).

In the first video, Sangiwa describes the exciting opportunity for leveraging the HIV platform, thanks to the work of PEPFAR, to treat the whole person–not just the disease.

In the second video, Sangiwa elaborates on why women leaders — from personal health, to family, health provider, community, policy level, and more — are a critical component to stepping up the pace on HIV and chronic diseases.

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More about MSH’s work on chronic diseases

 

 

Video: Meet Chinwe Owunna

Chinwe Owunna of Management Sciences for Health (MSH) describes the active surveillance approach used by the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program in Swaziland to increase understanding of medicines safety and risk/benefit context for TB and HIV patients.

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Lessons from HIV for TB: Thursday, 18:30

Don’t miss the networking and drinks reception tonight, July 24, in room 101-102, with World Bank Group, USAID, Results International, MSH, and more.

Learning the Lessons from HIV for Improved TB Control and Beyond.

Learning the Lessons from HIV for Improved TB Control and Beyond.

THSA10 Learning the Lessons from HIV for Improved TB Control and Beyond: a Panel Discussion and Reception
Non-Commercial Satellite
Venue: Room 101-102
Time: 24.07.2014, 18:30 – 20:30

“Tap the potential” of the private sector tonight

Join us tonight in room 111-112 for “Tap the potential: The role of the private sector in stepping up the pace of supply of HIV/AIDS commodities.”

The Partnership for Supply Chain Management, Inc., to host satellite session Wednesday, July 23, 18:30-20:30.

The Partnership for Supply Chain Management, Inc., to host satellite session Wednesday, July 23, 18:30-20:30.

HIV Lessons for Universal Health Coverage (#Lessons4UHC)

Post updated, July 22, 18:30.

Tweet your questions and lessons for building universal health coverage on the AIDS response to @MSHHealthImpact with hashtag #Lessons4UHC.