Can Zika be an opportunity for building more resilient health systems?

Nisa PatelBlog, News

By Sancia Dalley, Vice President, GBCHealth Last week, the Philippines became yet another country in a growing list to caution women to delay pregnancy[i] as the country braces itself against an outbreak of the Zika virus. The virus is already spreading rapidly across Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as parts of the US, causing the World Health Organization … Read More

Nisa PatelCan Zika be an opportunity for building more resilient health systems?

UN High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines calls for contributions

Nisa PatelArticle, News

On February 4th, GBCHealth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), and the Business Council for the United Nations (BCUN), co-hosted a briefing session for companies to learn more about the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines (HLP). The HLP was convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon in December 2015 to … Read More

Nisa PatelUN High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines calls for contributions

Three ways business can help achieve the SDGs

Nisa PatelNews

Authors: Nancy Wildfeir-Field, John Simon and Suprotik Basu. This article originally appeared on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda blog on February 11, 2016. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have mobilized the most successful anti-poverty movement in history. Yet in 2016, we still find ourselves in a situation where millions of families have been left behind. With the launch of … Read More

Nisa PatelThree ways business can help achieve the SDGs

New Private Sector Partnership Led by GSK Raises £22 million to improve health systems for malaria

Margaret ArbogastNews

GSK and UK-based charity Comic Relief have announced a £22 million partnership providing grant funding to organizations addressing malaria and improving health systems in some of the world’s worst-affected regions. Grant recipients in Ghana, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and the Greater Mekong region will benefit from this collaboration, which will promote research into medicines and vaccines, improve the supply of … Read More

Margaret ArbogastNew Private Sector Partnership Led by GSK Raises £22 million to improve health systems for malaria

Applications are now open for the first of the 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards: Focus on Women and Girls

Margaret ArbogastNews

Each year, GBCHealth’s Business Action on Health Awards shines a spotlight on exemplary corporate programs that address global health challenges in unique, high-impact and collaborative ways. Improving the health of women and girls around the world is a top priority for the international community, as evidenced by the inclusion of specific health targets in the new Global Goals for Sustainable … Read More

Margaret ArbogastApplications are now open for the first of the 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards: Focus on Women and Girls

Health Credit Exchange: Partnering to Drive Better Health Outcomes

Nisa PatelNews

January 14, 2016 10:00 – 11:30 AM EST GBCHealth, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center, hosted a webinar with a select group of corporate partners to introduce the Health Credit Exchange (HCX) – a new GBCHealth innovative financing initiative. The webinar provided insights into the structure and function of the initiative and highlighted opportunities for companies to expand their social investment … Read More

Nisa PatelHealth Credit Exchange: Partnering to Drive Better Health Outcomes

RBM Partnership Approves Reformed Structure

Margaret ArbogastArticle, News

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board approved a new Governance Framework at its 29th Board Meeting in Geneva which will refine and refocus the current Partnership to better advocate for and attract increased attention to the global malaria fight for the next fifteen years. Part of this Board approval will see the creation of a high-level Malaria Council, a Partnership … Read More

Margaret ArbogastRBM Partnership Approves Reformed Structure

Private Sector Delegation Provides Strategic Input to the 34th Global Fund Board Meeting

Nisa PatelArticle

The 34th Meeting of the Board of the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria From November 14th through 17th the Private Sector Delegation convened in Geneva, Switzerland for the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria’s 34th Board Meeting.  As 2017 marks the beginning of the next six-year strategic planning period for the Global Fund, the meeting and its … Read More

Nisa PatelPrivate Sector Delegation Provides Strategic Input to the 34th Global Fund Board Meeting

CAMA Co-Chair Chevron Launches Malaria Program in Lagos State, Nigeria

Margaret ArbogastNews

Chevron Corporation’s local business unit, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), in collaboration with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has launched the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) program in Lagos State to support the State health authorities in addressing the considerable impact of malaria on the local population. Malaria is endemic in Lagos State with over 540,000 cases reported in 2014.  In metropolitan … Read More

Margaret ArbogastCAMA Co-Chair Chevron Launches Malaria Program in Lagos State, Nigeria

2015 Winners of Best Corporate Global Health Programs Announced

Margaret ArbogastNews

November 20th, 2015 GBCHealth and Global Health Council announced last week the winners of the Business Action on Health Awards, bestowed annually to the world’s best corporate-supported global health programs.  The awards were presented to two winning and five commended companies at Global Health Council’s Landscape Symposium held in Washington D.C and attended by over 150 representatives from the international … Read More

Margaret Arbogast2015 Winners of Best Corporate Global Health Programs Announced