Capitalizing on Competencies: Partnering to Eliminate Malaria and Accelerate Impact on Maternal and Child Health

Nisa PatelEvent

The 2014 GBCHealth/Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa Annual Technical Forum On July 2, 2014, the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), in partnership with Access Bank, Friends of the Global Fund Africa, GBCHealth and the Nigerian Ministry of Health, will convene a private sector-targeted workshop to explore the integration of malaria and maternal and child health (MCH) programs … Read More

Nisa PatelCapitalizing on Competencies: Partnering to Eliminate Malaria and Accelerate Impact on Maternal and Child Health

PSC Perspectives: The Burgeoning Problem of Insecticide Resistance

Nisa PatelArticle

By Egon Weinmueller, Head of Business Management Global Public Health, BASF Vector control measures have helped reduce malaria-related sickness and death worldwide.  However, mosquito resistance to insecticides presents a growing challenge. Two thirds of countries with ongoing malaria transmission now report insecticide resistance and without proper intervention[1] the problem could lead to a dramatic and devastating resurgence. Growing metabolic resistance … Read More

Nisa PatelPSC Perspectives: The Burgeoning Problem of Insecticide Resistance

Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) Member Meeting

Margaret ArbogastEvent

The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) held a Virtual Member Meeting for CAMA members on July 10, 2012 to discuss prospective activities and programs for the coming year. Hosted by GBCHealth, the Member Meeting focused discussions on the business plan, growth and opportunity development for CAMA regional events for 2012, and included a special session on the Private … Read More

Margaret ArbogastCorporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) Member Meeting

Linkages between Malaria and Agriculture

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Introduction The connections between agriculture and health are major and go both ways. Good health enhances agricultural productivity, and the intake of nutritious plant-based foods supports good health. Governments and corporations recognize the relevance of agriculture to maintain food security and generate economic benefits. Expansion of agricultural practices such as irrigation farming, use of chemical fertilizer and biotechnology farming, have … Read More

hcoulsonLinkages between Malaria and Agriculture

Private Sector and PMI Join Forces, Strengthen Angola’’s Capacity to Control Mosquitoes

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Luanda, Angola – Top global companies and the President’s Malaria Initiative are working with the Government of Angola on an intensive technical training program to arm the country’s malaria fighters with state-of-the-art mosquito surveillance and vector control techniques. By aiding the sharing of these comprehensive technical skills and best practices in mosquito monitoring and evaluation, as well as providing training on … Read More

hcoulsonPrivate Sector and PMI Join Forces, Strengthen Angola’’s Capacity to Control Mosquitoes