UNITLIFE: A Briefing for Private Sector Partners

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Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Rockefeller Foundation, 420 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY UNITLIFE – a new financing mechanism to fund nutrition programs in sub-Saharan Africa – was launched at the United Nations on September 28th. Taking a novel approach to financing, UNITLIFE uses a micro levy on the extractive industry, to create cost-effective, scalable and sustainable solutions for maternal and … Read More

Nisa PatelUNITLIFE: A Briefing for Private Sector Partners

Private Sector Consultation on the Equitable Access Initiative | UNGA Side Event

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Convened by the Private Sector Delegation to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (PSD) and the Business Council for the United Nations (BCUN) and supported by the Conference Board. Monday,  September 28th, 2015 New York, NY The Equitable Access Initiative (EAI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative, jointly convened by nine health and development organizations, established to build a … Read More

Nisa PatelPrivate Sector Consultation on the Equitable Access Initiative | UNGA Side Event

Perspectives On A New Strategy to Shape Markets for Health Products

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The Private Sector constituency has been an active participant in the Global Fund’s recent initiative to revise its Market Shaping Strategy (MSS). The Global Fund is one of the largest procurers of health-related commodities in the world, and as a result of this purchasing power inevitably shapes the markets in which it operates. Recognition of this market shaping power led … Read More

Nisa PatelPerspectives On A New Strategy to Shape Markets for Health Products

UN Members States Adopt New Development Agenda: Highlights from the 70th UN General Assembly and the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit

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The 70th United Nations General Assembly saw the adoption of an ambitious sustainable development agenda to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice and promote prosperity across the globe. The role of integrated, multi-stakeholder partnerships and universal health coverage featured prominently in discussions about the implementation and realization of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, articulated in the Global Goals. The Global Fund … Read More

Nisa PatelUN Members States Adopt New Development Agenda: Highlights from the 70th UN General Assembly and the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit

Meet the PSD: Jami Taylor

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Jami Taylor Senior Director, Global Access Policy Johnson & Johnson How did you become involved with the Global Fund? My company began its engagement with the Global Fund when we joined the PSD Advisory Group in the summer of 2014. We had been deeply involved in HIV advocacy and product innovation for more than a decade, and had recently entered … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the PSD: Jami Taylor

GBCHealth Announces Commitment to Every Woman Every Child

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September 25, 2015 – GBCHealth today announced a commitment to focus $5 million USD of organizational resources over the next five years on efforts to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), and continue the advancement of corporate engagement on these issues through its communications, advocacy and partnership platforms. Building on the foundational work of the organization and … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Commitment to Every Woman Every Child

Statement from the Private Sector Constituency to the Roll Back Malaria Partnership on the Passing of Alan Magill

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The Private Sector Constituency of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board is deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our colleague and friend Alan Magill. Many of us worked closely with Alan during his time at the Gates Foundation. We all admired his visionary leadership of the Malaria Portfolio as he challenged not only his team but us too in … Read More

Margaret ArbogastStatement from the Private Sector Constituency to the Roll Back Malaria Partnership on the Passing of Alan Magill

Meet the Members Council: Jean-Marc Bouchez and Nicole Malick

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Jean-Marc Bouchez Chief Medical Officer, General Manager, Guilin Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Nicole Malick Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, NRS International (TANA Netting)   Tell us a little about your company’s approach to malaria control and elimination. In the last few years, Guilin Pharma has conducted different innovative campaigns and programs in malaria prevention and control. As the innovator of injectable artesunate … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the Members Council: Jean-Marc Bouchez and Nicole Malick

A Closer Look: Malaria R&D Challenges And How To Address Them

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Sustaining the gains achieved in malaria control and prevention during the MDG era as we transition to the SDGs will require an ongoing commitment to research and development (R&D) of new tools, including drugs, diagnostics and health products. With up to two-thirds of malaria-endemic countries facing artemisinin resistance, and pyrethroid insecticide resistance rising throughout Africa with no available alternatives, elimination … Read More

Nisa PatelA Closer Look: Malaria R&D Challenges And How To Address Them

RBM Private Sector Members Council News – August 2015

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BASF BASF and University of Göttingen Scientists Find New Specific Insecticide Target Protein BAYER Bayer Publishes a view into the future insecticide landscape for malaria vector control EXXONMOBIL ExxonMobil Announces $10 Million in New Grants To Raise Public Awareness of Malaria GUILIN PHARMACEUTICALS Guilin Pharma Launches Anti-Malaria Film In Africa GLAXOSMITHKLINE Positive results from Phase II trial of Malaria vaccine … Read More

Nisa PatelRBM Private Sector Members Council News – August 2015