Partner Spotlight: Documentary Minutes to Die Reveals Global Snakebite Crisis

Alyssa GovindanNews

“No person should be condemned to a life of poverty simply because they were unfortunate enough to have been bitten by a snake,” says Dr. David Williams, a scientist featured in the documentary film Minutes to Die. Yet that’s happening to many people across Sub-Saharan Africa, India, and other tropical and sub-tropical regions, where the cost of antivenom treatment can … Read More

Alyssa GovindanPartner Spotlight: Documentary Minutes to Die Reveals Global Snakebite Crisis

Innovations in Global Health: PfSPZ Vaccine: the Way Forward for Malaria Elimination

Alyssa GovindanNews

During the past 15 years malaria control programs using insecticide impregnated bednets, indoor spraying of residual insecticides, and case management have significantly reduced the morbidity and mortality caused by malaria.  However, in 2016, there were still 216 million cases of malaria and an estimated 445,000 deaths worldwide, with over 90% occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa. Recognizing that the current toolkit is … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInnovations in Global Health: PfSPZ Vaccine: the Way Forward for Malaria Elimination

Case Studies: Corporate Action on Malaria: Best Practices and Guidance

Alyssa GovindanNews

 Malaria is preventable and treatable yet the disease continues to claim nearly half a million lives a year. Programs like the ones discussed in these case studies are key to ending this deadly disease. Read CAMA’s Best Practices and Guidance to learn about successful malaria programs implemented by Access Bank, Aliko Dangote Foundation, ExxonMobil, Nigerian Breweries, Shell, TANA Netting and 9mobile. … Read More

Alyssa GovindanCase Studies: Corporate Action on Malaria: Best Practices and Guidance

GBCHealth Presents Awards to Companies for Leadership on Ending Malaria

Ian MatthewsNews

April 5, 2018 – Accra, Ghana. This evening, GBCHealth’s Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), alongside the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP) at John Hopkins Center for Communication, UK Aid and the National Malaria Control Programme of the Ghana Health Services, conferred awards on five organizations for their leadership in fighting to end malaria for good. Malaria has … Read More

Ian MatthewsGBCHealth Presents Awards to Companies for Leadership on Ending Malaria

Insights: Optimizing Supply Chains to Empower Women and Girls

Alyssa GovindanNews

By: Rebecca Fishman Overview In the developing world, approximately 214 million women and girls who want to avoid getting pregnant are not using safe and effective family planning methods. In large part, this is due to barriers that limit access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) information, services, and products. These barriers persist across Africa, particularly for young … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInsights: Optimizing Supply Chains to Empower Women and Girls

Awards: Business Action on Health Award goes to Hippo Valley Estates for Workplace Engagement

Alyssa GovindanNews

GBCHealth’s Business Action on Health Awards recognize corporate leadership and commitment to improving global health through the implementation of high-impact, evidence-based health programs. GBCHealth congratulates Hippo Valley Estates Ltd. for Wellness and Disease Management, the winner of this year’s Business Action on Health Award for Workplace and Workforce Engagement. About Workplace and Workforce Engagement When Ambassador Richard Holbrooke helped found … Read More

Alyssa GovindanAwards: Business Action on Health Award goes to Hippo Valley Estates for Workplace Engagement

Innovations in Global Health: Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana

Alyssa GovindanNews

Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana In regions where health infrastructure is subpar, one efficient substitute to building hospitals is to implement mobile medical clinics (MMCs). These mobile clinics offer patients a way to access medical care when hospitals or health services are not easily accessible or available. Compared to building traditional brick-and-mortar hospitals, it … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInnovations in Global Health: Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana

Events: CAMA Partners to Discuss Malaria Control in Lagos

Alyssa GovindanNews

To mark World Malaria Day, Corporate Alliance on Malaria (CAMA) will convene a group of key stakeholders to discuss malaria control and prevention efforts in Nigeria and across Africa. The forum, Accelerating Investment to Bring Malaria to Zero, will bring together business leaders, state and national governments and development partners to discuss strategies to increase malaria investments and efforts to … Read More

Alyssa GovindanEvents: CAMA Partners to Discuss Malaria Control in Lagos

Insights: Easing the Pain: Palliative Care in the Developing World

Alyssa GovindanNews, Newsletter

By: Alyssa Govindan “The enormous gap between need and availability of opioid analgesics is growing and is increasingly skewed against people living in poverty.”- The Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief What is palliative care?                                                … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInsights: Easing the Pain: Palliative Care in the Developing World

Partner Spotlight: Can Cancer Get Worse? Depends Where you Live

Alyssa GovindanNews, Newsletter

As World Cancer Day approaches on February 4th, the global community prepares again to raise awareness of prevention and treatment efforts for these horrible diseases that kills so many. It may seem as though we all know someone who has been affected directly by cancer. People living in developed countries are constantly reminded of dangerous exposures, the need for screenings … Read More

Alyssa GovindanPartner Spotlight: Can Cancer Get Worse? Depends Where you Live