The Private Sector Solution to Fixing Nigeria’s Primary Health System

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An interview with Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede on the launch of new private sector-led initiative Mr. Aig-Imoukheude is Co-Chair of GBCHealth’s Board of Directors, and has been a long-time believer and ardent advocate on issues of responsible business practices, good corporate citizenship and sustainability. His experiences on the board of organizations such as GBCHealth, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Friends of Global Fund … Read More

Ian MatthewsThe Private Sector Solution to Fixing Nigeria’s Primary Health System

GBCHealth Webinar | Reimagining Commitment to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19: Focus on the Private Sector

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The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse the extraordinary gains made in the fight against three critical public health epidemics – HIV, TB and malaria. In 2020 we will likely see increases in deaths and new infections across all three diseases for the first time in many years as health and community systems are overwhelmed, treatment and prevention programs are disrupted, … Read More

Ian MatthewsGBCHealth Webinar | Reimagining Commitment to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19: Focus on the Private Sector

SWEDD: Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 on Girls in the Sahel

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The COVID-19 pandemic is having an especially significant impact on women and girls in the Sahel region. Nearly 12 million girls are temporarily out of school in the subregion. Their return to school is crucial if we want to change society. 13.5 million girls were already at risk of gender-based violence, early marriages and pregnancies, and dropping out of school … Read More

Ian MatthewsSWEDD: Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 on Girls in the Sahel

Can We Leapfrog Once Again With Smart Solutions and Cross-Sector Partnerships?

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A perspective from Michel Lavollay, MD, Founder, PPP Europe The COVID-19 pandemic is imposing itself as the greatest crisis since the Great Depression. It is affecting – and revealing structural socio-economic weaknesses in – all regions of the world. Responding to COVID-19 is not only a question of preparedness, it is fundamentally a question of peace and security, and of … Read More

Ian MatthewsCan We Leapfrog Once Again With Smart Solutions and Cross-Sector Partnerships?

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

Ian MatthewsGlobal Fund: Unprecedented meeting during unprecedented times

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