Description/achievement of initiative
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announces a five-year, US $200 million commitment to improve health systems and family planning services in Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Haiti.
In partnership with local and national governments, and with funding from USAID (in Haiti), MSH will continue to strengthen local capacity to manage the supply chain of USAID-donated condoms and family planning commodities. In Afghanistan, MSH will continue to work with the Ministry of Health to build its management, leadership, and public health technical capacity the central level and in 24 provinces. In DRC, MSH will continue to unite diverse health providers under a strategy to fully implement the minimum and complementary health service packages. In addition to our field work in the selected countries, MSH is committed to educating US members of Congress and other policymakers on the unique needs of women and children in these fragile states through advocacy and communication activities.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure