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UHC 2030 Guidance document to assess a healthcare arena under stress

In recent years, a great deal of debate and rhetoric in global health has focused on the importance of health systems strengthening (HSS), especially in fragile situations. The ways policy-makers conceptualize HSS are, however, multiple and confusing. The goal of the guidance is to help professionals involved in the assessment of health systems under stress [more…]

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Challenge TB Technical Briefs and Highlights

Ending the global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic requires leadership, broad stakeholder and community engagement, proven interventions and innovations. The USAID-funded Challenge TB project provided global technical leadership and support to national TB control programs and other in-country partners. The collection of technical briefs and highlights document MSH’s collaboration in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Nigeria on topics [more…]

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Client Registry and Electronic Medical Records in Tanzania

Unique identification is essential for monitoring progress toward PEPFAR’s 95-95-95 goal. The Tanzania Technical Support Services Project (TSSP), led by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and funded by PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), supports and strengthens Tanzania’s Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) and other public [more…]

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RxSolution Integrated Pharmaceutical Management Software eLearning Courses

RxSolution is an integrated pharmaceutical management software used to manage inventory, purchase orders, stock issues to health facilities, and medication dispensing. The RxSolution eLearning Courses were developed to equip users with the skills to use the RxSolution software. They are intended for trained pharmaceutical management practitioners who would like a refresher training or for a [more…]

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BID Initiative Lessons Learned Encyclopedia

Improving immunization coverage and optimizing service delivery requires that decision-makers at all levels of the health system have access to high-quality data to use in making decisions in planning, performance management, and the delivery of services. The BID Initiative took a holistic approach to address immunization data challenges in partnership with the governments of Tanzania [more…]

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Pharmaceutical Management Considerations for Expanded Coverage of Essential Health Services and Financial Protection Programs

The UN adoption of the SDGs in 2015 signaled a strong commitment of member countries to the expanded access to essential health service agenda and definitively recognized the critical role of medicines in achieving UHC. The SDGs call for countries to “achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care [more…]

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MDS-3: Managing Access to Medicines and Health Technologies

Managing Drug Supply (MDS) is the leading reference on how to manage essential medicines in developing countries. MDS was originally published in 1982. It was revised in 1997 with over 10,000 copies distributed in over 60 countries worldwide. The third edition, MDS-3: Managing Access to Medicines and other Health Technologies reflects the dramatic changes in [more…]

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Toward Building Resilient Pharmaceutical Systems: Results from a global call for evidence of sustained improvements

Strengthening pharmaceutical systems entails implementing strategies and actions across critical components and functions of a system to improve and sustain performance and achieve better health outcomes. What is the evidence base for strengthening and sustaining responsive and resilient pharmaceutical systems? To answer this question, the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) [more…]

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Essential Medicines List (EML) Search

National Essential Medicines lists (EMLs) indicate medicines that meet the priority health needs of the population and often guide a government’s purchasing and distribution decisions for public health facilities. EML Search provides national stakeholders with information on whether 13 new and/or underutilized reproductive and maternal health commodities are included on their country’s EML. Developed by [more…]

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Pharmaceutical System Strengthening Interventions to Improve Access to Antiretroviral Therapy

The world’s response to the AIDS pandemic of dramatically increased financial assistance to provide affordable medicines for HIV and AIDS did not automatically lead to access to antiretrovirals (ARVs). The effectiveness of these multimillion dollar initiatives was recognized to be limited by the capacity of the health care and pharmaceutical supply systems to deliver these [more…]

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