View photos of MSH and colleagues in Melbourne (Troubles viewing slideshow? Click here.) Photos by MSH/Barb Ayotte, Christine Rogers, Johanna Theunissen, and Rachel Hassinger.
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.
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)”:
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”.
(Photo credits: Rachel Hassinger/MSH)
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View slideshow Post by Management Sciences for Health. Photo credits: Barbara Ayotte, Christine Rogers, and Rachel Hassinger/MSH.
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.
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.
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.
THSA10 Learning the Lessons from HIV for Improved TB Control and Beyond: a Panel Discussion and Reception
Venue: Room 101-102
Time: 24.07.2014, 18:30 – 20:30
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.”
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.