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New African: The right to health belongs to everyone - Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS and Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) wrote a guest column for New African where they discuss how “[g]ood health is vital not only for personal wellbeing but also for any country’s economic development.” They write, “How do we ensure that the continent’s incredible source of human energy and capital drives future growth, well-being ... Read More
Healthcare and Economic Growth in Africa: Public-Private Partnerships - This article, the third in a series delving into the findings of the Healthcare and Economic Growth in Africa (HEGA) report, offers insight into the opportunities for public-private partnerships (PPPs) in African healthcare. Previous articles in the series focused on digital health in Africa and innovative financing techniques for bridging the health financing gap. Why PPPs? The financing gap for ... Read More
Case Studies: Successful African Health Public-Private Partnerships - PPPs in health offer significant opportunities for strengthening healthcare systems, especially in Africa where the health financing gap is a major issue (for a broader look at PPPs in Africa, and the private sector’s role addressing the financing gap, read the headline article from this month’s GBCHealth News & Opportunities newsletter here). The African Business: Health Forum (AB:HF) 2019 featured ... Read More
Empowering Women and Girls for Equitable Economic Growth: SWEDD Roundtable Catalyzes Public-Private Sector Investment in Sahel - On the sidelines of the mid-year African Union (AU) Summit, GBCHealth along with companies and other private sector organizations, political leaders, and bilateral and multilateral partners participated in the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) Resource Mobilization Roundtable, themed around “Investing in Women’s Empowerment and Human Capital as a Development Strategy for Growth.” In his keynote address, the President ... Read More
Save the Date: Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) Webinar | Innovative New Approaches to Combat Malaria - The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) will host a webinar in recognition of World Mosquito Day 2019 on Tuesday 20th August from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM WAT). Join us to hear from global experts and leaders who will share their insights on progress and innovative new approaches to combat malaria, including ... Read More
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