Case Studies: Corporate Action on Malaria: Best Practices and Guidance

Alyssa GovindanNews

 Malaria is preventable and treatable yet the disease continues to claim nearly half a million lives a year. Programs like the ones discussed in these case studies are key to ending this deadly disease. Read CAMA’s Best Practices and Guidance to learn about successful malaria programs implemented by Access Bank, Aliko Dangote Foundation, ExxonMobil, Nigerian Breweries, Shell, TANA Netting and 9mobile. … Read More

Alyssa GovindanCase Studies: Corporate Action on Malaria: Best Practices and Guidance

GBCHealth Presents Awards to Companies for Leadership on Ending Malaria

Ian MatthewsNews

April 5, 2018 – Accra, Ghana. This evening, GBCHealth’s Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), alongside the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP) at John Hopkins Center for Communication, UK Aid and the National Malaria Control Programme of the Ghana Health Services, conferred awards on five organizations for their leadership in fighting to end malaria for good. Malaria has … Read More

Ian MatthewsGBCHealth Presents Awards to Companies for Leadership on Ending Malaria

Insights: Optimizing Supply Chains to Empower Women and Girls

Alyssa GovindanNews

By: Rebecca Fishman Overview In the developing world, approximately 214 million women and girls who want to avoid getting pregnant are not using safe and effective family planning methods. In large part, this is due to barriers that limit access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) information, services, and products. These barriers persist across Africa, particularly for young … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInsights: Optimizing Supply Chains to Empower Women and Girls

Awards: Business Action on Health Award goes to Hippo Valley Estates for Workplace Engagement

Alyssa GovindanNews

GBCHealth’s Business Action on Health Awards recognize corporate leadership and commitment to improving global health through the implementation of high-impact, evidence-based health programs. GBCHealth congratulates Hippo Valley Estates Ltd. for Wellness and Disease Management, the winner of this year’s Business Action on Health Award for Workplace and Workforce Engagement. About Workplace and Workforce Engagement When Ambassador Richard Holbrooke helped found … Read More

Alyssa GovindanAwards: Business Action on Health Award goes to Hippo Valley Estates for Workplace Engagement

Innovations in Global Health: Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana

Alyssa GovindanNews

Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana In regions where health infrastructure is subpar, one efficient substitute to building hospitals is to implement mobile medical clinics (MMCs). These mobile clinics offer patients a way to access medical care when hospitals or health services are not easily accessible or available. Compared to building traditional brick-and-mortar hospitals, it … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInnovations in Global Health: Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana

Events: CAMA Partners to Discuss Malaria Control in Lagos

Alyssa GovindanNews

To mark World Malaria Day, Corporate Alliance on Malaria (CAMA) will convene a group of key stakeholders to discuss malaria control and prevention efforts in Nigeria and across Africa. The forum, Accelerating Investment to Bring Malaria to Zero, will bring together business leaders, state and national governments and development partners to discuss strategies to increase malaria investments and efforts to … Read More

Alyssa GovindanEvents: CAMA Partners to Discuss Malaria Control in Lagos

Graduation: a milestone to applaud or cause for concern?

Alyssa GovindanNews Around Global Health

In our latest newsletter, we wrote an insights piece on transitional funding and how countries, and specifically the health of people living in these countries, are affected by the process. On March 15, the United Nations announced that four countries would soon graduate from the list of least developed countries (LCDs). The countries are Bhutan, Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and … Read More

Alyssa GovindanGraduation: a milestone to applaud or cause for concern?

Nature-Based Solutions for Tackling Water Scarcity

Alyssa GovindanNews Around Global Health

Every year, World Water Day brings attention to the dilemma of water scarcity and the importance of sustainably managing fresh water resources. Now more than ever, it is essential to pave the way for innovative solutions in water management. In the recently published UN World Water Development Report, Audrey Azoulay, Head of UNESCO said that “5 billion people will be … Read More

Alyssa GovindanNature-Based Solutions for Tackling Water Scarcity

Beating Vaccine Skepticism

Alyssa GovindanNews Around Global Health

As people travel they spread infectious diseases. While rates have gone down, greater interconnectedness and mobility has increased the difficulty of predicting and preventing outbreaks. Over the past few years, the global health community has battled epidemics like Ebola and Zika. Currently, Brazil is in the midst of its worst Yellow Fever outbreak in decades and health workers are struggling … Read More

Alyssa GovindanBeating Vaccine Skepticism

Financial Inclusion for a Healthier World

Alyssa GovindanNews Around Global Health

We are currently experiencing an unprecedented global movement for women’s equality. With efforts like #MeToo, International Women’s Day and the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women the world is giving due attention to issues affecting women. A recent study by BNY Mellon and the UN Foundation found that closing the gender gap in women’s access to financial products and … Read More

Alyssa GovindanFinancial Inclusion for a Healthier World