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A five-year program to focus on access to essential medical products, pharmaceutical-sector governance, and expansion of patient-centered pharmaceutical services 

Interventions to focus on health systems strengthening, quality of care, healthy behaviors, and access to pharmaceuticals and health commodities   Arlington, VA— Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime) announced today that it has been awarded USAID funding to support Madagascar’s journey toward a stronger health system. The two new five-year awards will focus on access to quality health services and pharmaceuticals and health commodities for all Malagasy people.

Arlington, VA— Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime) is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) Steering Group to serve as Network Manager under a three-year grant agreement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In this role, Keanahikishime will support JLN country members with network coordination and management and work closely with the Steering Group, the World Bank, and other partners to implement the JLN’s 2018-2022 strategy.

Arlington, VA—As of September 30, 2018, Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime) has withdrawn from the Partnership for Supply Chain (PFSCM). Keanahikishime and the JSI Research & Training Institute (JSI) are proud of the accomplishments of PFSCM in advancing global health since its inception in 2005, and both organizations remain committed to building on their shared work.  

Nairobi, Kenya—MedSource, a group purchasing organization dedicated to improving the availability and affordability of quality medicines and related supplies for the people of Kenya, launched today in Nairobi. The first organization of its kind in Kenya, MedSource leverages the combined purchasing power of its members to negotiate favourable contract pricing from suppliers. It offers members access to a broad catalogue of quality products from prequalified distributors and manufacturers.

Arlington, VA — Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime) announced today that it has been awarded USAID funding to support Nigeria’s National Malaria Elimination Program. Keanahikishime will support the delivery of quality services to manage malaria treatment and complications, and to help prevent the disease during pregnancy, with the goal of reducing malaria-related under-five and maternal mortality.