PSC Member Spotlight: Sumitomo’s Longstanding Commitment to Malaria

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As the world grapples with the spread of COVID-19, sustaining the fight against malaria is critical now more than ever. We are continuing to highlight the importance of continuity and innovation in malaria programing and the work of our partners. A manufacturer of critical vector control products, Sumitomo Chemical is a member of the Private Sector Constituency to the Global … Read More

Ian MatthewsPSC Member Spotlight: Sumitomo’s Longstanding Commitment to Malaria

Crucial Collaborations for COVID-19

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How the private sector coming together to support the COVID-19 response in Africa The lack of funding and infrastructure for health in Africa was well-documented coming into 2020. Enter, COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has added significant stress to regional health systems that were already short of funding, infrastructure and personnel. Faced with such an urgent task, raising funds for immediate … Read More

Ian MatthewsCrucial Collaborations for COVID-19

SC Johnson joins Global Fund Private Sector Constituency

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SC Johnson is one of the newest members to join the Private Sector Constituency to the Global Fund, a group of companies that are passionate about ending the three diseases and bringing a business voice to the work of the Global Fund. SC Johnson manufactures and sells household goods and products for home cleaning, home storage, air care, personal care … Read More

Ian MatthewsSC Johnson joins Global Fund Private Sector Constituency

Global Fund: Unprecedented meeting during unprecedented times

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Advancing global health security and strengthening health systems is central to protecting the Global Fund’s core mission, and to fight new and emerging diseases like COVID-19. HIV, TB, and malaria as well as COVID-19 have a disproportionate impact on the poorest households. These populations are more susceptible to disease and face more barriers to accessing prevention and treatment services. Equal … Read More

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ABCHealth Announces New CEO

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The African Business Coalition for Health (ABCHealth) appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, Mories Atoki, earlier this month. ABCHealth is a not-for-profit advocacy-driven organization founded by the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) and GBCHealth as an African-led coalition of business leaders and companies to improve the health and wellbeing of the African population. Given the current pandemic, the coalition has a … Read More

Ian MatthewsABCHealth Announces New CEO

Sustaining Malaria Intervention Amid COVID-19

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Despite all the recent success against malaria, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens prior gains; it is testing the resilience of health systems and challenging malaria programs due to its effect on health workers, the shifted focus of the global and local community, the effects of public health measures such stay-at-home directives, the lack of availability of health services, heightened impact on … Read More

Ian MatthewsSustaining Malaria Intervention Amid COVID-19

Interview with Joy Marini on volunteering at a testing center and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 response

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Joy Marini, MS, PA-C, is Director, Women’s Health, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson. Joy is also a Board Director of GBCHealth. She has been volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps during the COVID-19 pandemic in her home state of New Jersey, working at COVID-19 testing sites. Joy spoke with GBCHealth about her experience on the frontlines … Read More

Ian MatthewsInterview with Joy Marini on volunteering at a testing center and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 response

Event Takeaways | Sustaining Malaria Intervention Amid COVID-19: World Malaria Day 2020 Webinar

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Held in advance of World Malaria Day, the webinar featured discussion on the importance of maintaining malaria interventions in the face of COVID-19. Panelists shared insights on the fight against malaria and COVID-19 in Nigeria, and how various sectors can cooperate to mobilize resources and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fight against malaria. The webinar brought … Read More

Ian MatthewsEvent Takeaways | Sustaining Malaria Intervention Amid COVID-19: World Malaria Day 2020 Webinar

A World Malaria Day Unlike Any Other

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How leaders in the fight against malaria are addressing an unprecedented situation This is a world malaria day unlike any other. As we approach a day that’s meant for raising awareness and stepping up the fight against malaria, we are faced with a global community whose attention and efforts are focused squarely on COVID-19. It is daunting to recall that … Read More

Ian MatthewsA World Malaria Day Unlike Any Other

World Malaria Day Interview: Michael Steinberg

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Michael Steinberg is Team Lead, Global Public Health & Special Projects at Chevron Corporation. He is also Co-Chair of the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA). Why is investing in malaria a priority for Chevron? Ensuring the health and safety of the communities where we do business and our global workforce is one of our top priorities. We believe … Read More

Ian MatthewsWorld Malaria Day Interview: Michael Steinberg