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[afro-nets] Management Sciences for Health at GHC Conference


  • From: "MSH Communications Office" <communications@msh.org>
  • Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 15:39:42 -0400

Management Sciences for Health is pleased to announce its participation in the 35th Global Health Council's Annual Conference. This year's events, guided under the theme of Community Health, will feature more than 20 MSH presentations. Conference participants are invited to attend all of these events as schedule below.

Auxiliary Event

Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems Worldwide: RPM Plus Accomplishments and Future Directions
Refreshments will be served

All are welcome!

Wednesday May 28, 2008: 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Empire Ballroom

Skill-Building Workshops

Leading Teams to Achieve Results
Kristen Stelljes, MSH/LMS, Sylvia Vriesendorp, MSH/CLM
Tuesday, May 27, 2008: 9:00-12:00 pm, Cabinet Room

>From Local to Global: Scaling Up Community-based Programs to Strengthen Health Systems
Joseph Dwyer, MSH/LMS
Tuesday, May 27, 2008: 9:00-12:00 pm, Congressional Rooms A&B

Panel Presentations

Rebuilding Afghanistan: Opportunities for Systems Development in Post-Conflict Settings

Costs, Utilization and Quality of Community-Based Services in Afghanistan
Omid Ameli, MSH/TechServ

The Health System Foundation: Basic Package of Health Services
Mubarak Shah Mubarak, MSH/TechServ
Wednesday May 28, 2008: 1:45-3:45pm, Congressional Room C

Engaging Underserved Communities in the Delivery of Malaria Interventions

Mystery Clients: Engaging Community Members in Evaluating Private Sector Providers
Jane Briggs, MSH/RPM Plus
Thursday May 29, 2008: 8:30-10:30 am, Hampton Ballroom

Nuts and Bolts for Scaling-up Community Case Management for Children

Don't Forget the Medicines: Community Case Management, DRC
Gabriel Kaleka Bukasa, MSH/RPM Plus
Thursday May 29, 2008: 8:30-10:30 am, Ambassador Ballroom

Power to the People: The Role of Community Leaders
Joseph Dwyer, MSH/LMS
Thursday May 29, 2008: 2:30-4:30 pm, Congressional Rooms

Mobilizing Communities in the Control of Tuberculosis

Mobilizing Multidisciplinary Teams with New Tools for MDRTB Control (Brazil)
Joel Keravec, MSH/RPM Plus
Friday May 30, 2008: 10:15 -12:15 pm, Governors Room

Measuring the Impact of Public Health Information: Evidence and Practice

Use of Information in Health Policies and Programs
Barbara Timmons, MSH/CKE
Friday May 30, 2008: 10:15 -12:15pm, Executive Room

Special Panel Session

Leadership and Management Development: Creating Stronger, Healthier Communities
Sustainable Health Promotion in High Risk Communities
Tim Allen, MSH/LMS

Community Leadership and Social Capital Development in Nicaragua
Elena Decima
Friday May 30, 2008: 8:30-12:30 pm, Diplomat Ballroom

Poster Presentations
Global Fund Grants to Implement ACTs in West Africa
Rima Shretta, MSH/RPM Plus
Thursday May 29, 2008: 10:30 -12:30 pm, Blue Room Pre-Function area

Improving Hospital Infection Control: South Africa and Swaziland
Wonder Goredema, MSH/RPM Plus
Thursday May 29, 2008: 10:30 -12:30 pm, Blue Room Pre-Function area