New Board Leadership, Strategy Discussions Take Center Stage at Global Fund 33rd Board Meeting

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The Global Fund’s Board met in Geneva for its 33rd Meeting from March 30-April 1, where questions of new leadership and future strategic direction took center stage. The PSD held its semi-annual pre-Board meeting on March 29 to review and propose positions on the slate of upcoming Board decisions. Representatives from AbbVie, Accenture Development Partnerships, Anglo American, BD, Eli Lilly, … Read More

Nisa PatelNew Board Leadership, Strategy Discussions Take Center Stage at Global Fund 33rd Board Meeting

Here’s What to Know About | Antimicrobial Resistance

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1. How many pigs do people keep in the world? Answer: 2 billion pigs are kept worldwide. At least half of the world’s pigs live in China and 85% are in three regions: China, European Union and US. (Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade. United States Department of Agriculture.)   2. What percentage of antibiotics sold in the U.S. … Read More

Nisa PatelHere’s What to Know About | Antimicrobial Resistance

RBM Partnership Evolves to Align with Sustainable Development Approach

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Reposted from the Roll Back Malaria Partnership | 15 May 2015, Geneva The 28th RBM Board meeting, held on the eve of the World Health Assembly, celebrated the remarkable gains made in the fight against one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases since the establishment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Most notably, the Board noted that: Annual malaria deaths … Read More

Margaret ArbogastRBM Partnership Evolves to Align with Sustainable Development Approach

The Ultimate Investment: Profiles of Corporate Engagement in the Health and Development of Newborns

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GBCHealth and the MDG Health Alliance have released the first-of-its-kind report profiling 48 companies and industry associations investing in saving newborn lives. The 2014 UNICEF Progress Report estimates 2.6 million babies are stillborn and a further 2.8 million do not survive the first four weeks. Despite a 40 percent decline in deaths since 1990, we maintain a slow progress in … Read More

Nisa PatelThe Ultimate Investment: Profiles of Corporate Engagement in the Health and Development of Newborns

2015 GBCHealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards | Apply Before June 19th

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GBCHealth and Global Health Council (GHC) are pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015 GBChealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards. These awards highlight the important and innovative contributions of the corporate sector to improving global health outcomes. Among the most coveted honors in the Corporate Social Responsibility arena, the Business Action on Health Awards have been recognizing outstanding private sector global health programs … Read More

Margaret Arbogast2015 GBCHealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards | Apply Before June 19th

Private Sector Makes Case for Shared Value Approach to Health

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Reposted from the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health 5 May 2015 | Johannesburg, South Africa Representatives from 25 leading companies and coalitions including Merck/MSD, Anglo American, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, BD, Nestle, GSMA, GBCHealth, Royal Philips and others participated in the 5th May private sector pre-consultation held ahead ahead of the first Regional African Consultation on the Global … Read More

Margaret ArbogastPrivate Sector Makes Case for Shared Value Approach to Health

Private Sector Pre-Meeting to the Consultation for the UNSG’s Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

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The private sector will convene on Tuesday, 5th of May in Johannesburg, South Africa ahead of the Government of the Republic of South Africa and Every Woman Every Child hosted consultation on the updated Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030). During the private sector side-meeting, participants will provide feedback on their engagement in the Global Strategy to date, identifying successes and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastPrivate Sector Pre-Meeting to the Consultation for the UNSG’s Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth Board of Directors

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NEW YORK (March 2, 2015) – GBCHealth, a prominent business coalition with a long history of catalyzing private sector activities and investments in global health issues, today announced that it has recently elected four new members to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors. GBCHealth welcomes Dr. Paul Farmer, Chief Strategist and Co-founder of Partners In Health, and Kolokotrones University … Read More

Nisa PatelDr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth Board of Directors

Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps

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A new report by GBCHealth, written in partnership with the MDG Health Alliance, presents a snapshot of health-related corporate investments in India, with a focus on business action on the MDGs. Based on survey findings from 23 leading Indian and multinational companies, the report – titled Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals: Closing the Gaps – documents the key … Read More

Nisa PatelBusiness and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps

Jhpiego Wins USAID Grand Challenges Design Competition for Ebola

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In December 2014, Jhpiego, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID), placed first in USAID’s Grand Challenges for Ebola competition for their innovations to the Ebola protective suit. GBCHealth spoke to Dr. Chandrakant Ruparelia, Senior Technical Advisor of Jhpiego, about the winning submission and how the organization is working to prevent and control Ebola … Read More

Nisa PatelJhpiego Wins USAID Grand Challenges Design Competition for Ebola