GBCHealth Mission: To leverage the resources of the business community for positive impact on global health challenges.
Access Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award - Last month, Access Bank became the first African bank to receive the Outstanding Business Sustainability Award at the 2016 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance awards in Germany. Recognizing “outstanding success in incorporating economic, social and environmental aspects in the corporate strategy and business processes,” the award applauds Access Bank for its role in leading Nigeria’s financial sustainability efforts, empowering women to access ... Read More
Case Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care - This month, GBCHealth is featuring a partnership between Jacaranda Health and Johnson & Johnson, which utilized mobile technology to provide Kenyan mothers with important maternal health information and resources. Introduction Surveys indicate that women in Kenya do not seek maternity care as often as they should because of poor and disrespectful experiences with providers. Only 47% of expectant mothers complete ... Read More
GBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards - GBCHealth is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards in the categories of: Partnerships for Global Health, Community Programs—Focus on Global Health Security, and Workforce & Workplace Engagement. This select group of finalists represents best-in-class initiatives among private sector actors to make the world a safer and healthier place to live. Championing a variety ... Read More
Innovations in Health: For Africa, From Africa - By Shruti Bengani, Communications Support, GBCHealth Traveling in almost any remote region of the world you will undoubtedly stumble across three things: Coca-Cola, cigarettes and beer. Leveraging these distribution systems to deliver high quality health and wellness products presents an opportunity to reach communities that continue to suffer from the highest burden of preventable disease. In 2012, ColaLife, a UK-based ... Read More
#GBCtalksHIV with Ambassador Deborah Birx: Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS - This interview is the final segment of a four-part series in which experts reflect on the progress made since the groundbreaking AIDS 2000 Conference in Durban and the challenges that remain. The 21st International AIDS Conference was held in Durban, South Africa, July 18-22. Reflecting on this year’s International AIDS Conference in Durban, which continues to serve as a catalyst for global advocacy and ... Read More