USAID Administrator Shah Visits Democratic Republic of the Congo

Re-posted from Management Sciences for Health by Dr. Philippe Tshiteta Last month, I had the honor of welcoming United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah to Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during a visit that took place December 15-18, 2013. As MSH implements the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Project in the … Read more

Electronic Dispensing Tool Relieves Paperwork Burden for Healthcare Providers in Namibia

Before joining the SIAPS team, Greatjoy Mazibuko served as a hospital pharmacist in charge of antiretroviral therapy (ART) services at the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital in Namibia. During this time, Greatjoy first worked with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) to help his hospital’s ART pharmacy adopt a pharmaceutical information management tool, the Electronic Dispensing Tool (EDT) … Read more

Building a Public Health System One County at a Time: Tambura County, South Sudan

South Sudan, Africa’s newest country, is building its public health system from the ground up—from physical infrastructure to a regulatory system. The US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Systems for Improved Access toPharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) program is working with South Sudan’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to meet the tremendous challenges of creating an entirely … Read more