Making Medicines Safe: Risk Reduction for Tuberculosis Treatment

All medicines carry some risk of adverse events; although certain risks are identified when medicines are tested during clinical trials, others aren’t recognized until after the medicine is on the market and has been used in “real world” settings. Adverse events not only endanger the health of patients, but if not well managed, they may … Read more

SIAPS’s Beth Yeager Named Chair of Maternal Health Caucus

SIAPS’s Principal Technical Advisor for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) Beth Yeager has been named Chair of the Maternal Health Caucus of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition. The Coalition, a prestigious global organization with members from the public, private, and non-governmental sectors, works to ensure access to affordable, high quality reproductive health supplies worldwide. The Maternal Health … Read more

SIAPS in the News

SIAPS Program Director Francis (Kofi) Aboagye-Nyame, Mavere Tukai, and Charles Kagoma were contributors to a new WHO publication, Specifications and quantities for efficient procurement of essential equipment and laboratory commodities for HIV. Developed by WHO’s Technologies and Commodities Unit of the HIV Department in collaboration with a broad range of partners, this publication provides specifications and quantities … Read more

Congratulations to our SIAPS team in the Philippines!

USAID/Manila has submitted a success story from SIAPS/Philippines to be considered for inclusion in the U.S. Congressional Report. The success story, Grassroots Leadership and Management Improve the TB Control Program for the Urban Poor in Quezon City, Philippines, reports on how USAID-funded SIAPS partnered with the local municipal TB Management Council in a poor settlement … Read more