Ebola Webinar Series (4/4) | Data to support effective response and case management

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The Ebola crisis has affected some of the most vulnerable countries of the world, and frontline health workers are struggling to keep pace with the outbreak. Health workers need clear, simple and reliable information on how to protect themselves, detect the disease, and respond. More than 15 international health organizations, led by mPowering Frontline Health Workers and IntraHealth International, are coming together to share information related … Read More

Nisa PatelEbola Webinar Series (4/4) | Data to support effective response and case management

Ebola Webinar Series (3/4) | Community sensitization, mobilization and support; interactions with clients

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The webinar series, Training Health Workers for Ebola: Protection, Detection, and Response, will run on October 21, 23, 28, and 30. The webinars are open to all and we welcome participation from as diverse an audience as possible, including Ministries of Health, health workers, community leaders, program implementers (in-country and international), policy makers, and others. The Ebola crisis has affected some of the most … Read More

Nisa PatelEbola Webinar Series (3/4) | Community sensitization, mobilization and support; interactions with clients

Roll Back Malaria Private Sector Members Council Retreat

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The Roll Back Malaria Private Sector Members Council (PSMC) will hold its Annual Retreat on October 22-23rd in London, United Kingdom, hosted by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The Retreat will be an opportunity to review pressing issues related to the governance of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership in advance of the 27th Board Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand and identify PSMC strategic priorities … Read More

Nisa PatelRoll Back Malaria Private Sector Members Council Retreat

Global Fund Private Sector Delegation Retreat

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The Private Sector Delegation (PSD) will hold its 4th Annual Retreat on October 20-21st in Basel, Switzerland, hosted by PSD Advisory Group member Novartis. The Retreat will focus on setting strategic priorities for next year, discussing PSD positions on key Global Fund issues, and preparing for the upcoming Board Retreat and 32nd Board Meeting in Montreux, Switzerland scheduled for mid-November. The meetings are open … Read More

Nisa PatelGlobal Fund Private Sector Delegation Retreat

1st Annual Pan-African Malaria Control Association Conference

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The Pan-African Malaria Control Association (PAMCA), Africa’s first network of vector control professionals, is excited to announce its first conference focused on the “Challenges of Vector Control in the Malaria Eradication Era” on October 6th – 8th in Nairobi, Kenya. PAMCA objectives include promoting the study, prevention and control of mosquito-borne diseases; developing and implementing new materials, techniques and tools … Read More

Nisa Patel1st Annual Pan-African Malaria Control Association Conference

Business Leaders and Health Experts Gather in Yangon for First Regional Meeting on Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific

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(29 September, Yangon, Myanmar) More than 100 leaders from the health, development and corporate sectors have gathered in Yangon to participate in the seminal regional forum on Opportunities for Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific. In advance of the 2015 enactment of the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement and broader ASEAN economic integration, this one-day meeting seeks to … Read More

Nisa PatelBusiness Leaders and Health Experts Gather in Yangon for First Regional Meeting on Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific

Opportunities for Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in Asia-Pacific

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Malaria elimination and control in Asia-Pacific is a crucial public health issue. While progress could be doubled, the challenges emerging such as parasite resistance to drugs and insecticides threatens to compound an already challenging epidemic. As the region readies for an economic boom in countries such as Myanmar and Viet Nam, there is a real threat of losing the gains … Read More

Nisa PatelOpportunities for Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in Asia-Pacific

Guide to 2014 UN General Assembly Side Events

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The 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will convene the week of September 22nd in New York City, drawing together government, business and health leaders from around the world. A prominent theme this year will be the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—eight targets that the global health community is working toward achieving by 2015, and the new Post-2015 Sustainable … Read More

Nisa PatelGuide to 2014 UN General Assembly Side Events

IAC 2014 Highlights Private Sector Action on AIDS

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July 20-25, 2014 | Melbourne, Australia The 20th International AIDS Conference (IAC), themed Stepping up the Pace, presented new scientific knowledge and many opportunities for structured dialogue on the major issues facing the global response to HIV. The conference also provided an opportunity to highlight the HIV epidemic in the Asia-Pacific region, with high-level speakers including former U.S. President Bill … Read More

Nisa PatelIAC 2014 Highlights Private Sector Action on AIDS

Eli Lilly: Searching for New Tuberculosis Drugs

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Most TB drugs currently approved for treatment are 50+ years old and are required to be taken over a 6-month period to be effective. Compliance with such a long treatment regimen is a challenge, limiting drugs’ effectiveness and contributing to the rise in MDR-TB. As part of its MDR-TB Partnership, Eli Lilly and Company formed innovative partnerships with the Infectious … Read More

Nisa PatelEli Lilly: Searching for New Tuberculosis Drugs