#GBCtalksAMR with Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Special Envoy for the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance

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Dr. Nafsiah Mboi Special Envoy Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance With the release in May of the final report and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, GBCHealth has convened a group of global leaders to discuss the potential impact of AMR and their priorities for immediate action. The #GBCtalksAMR series, which will be published over the next three weeks … Read More

Nisa Patel#GBCtalksAMR with Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Special Envoy for the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance

Human Health Faces Increasing Threats From the Environment We Live In

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By Mira Wang, Communications Support, GBCHealth  One of the highlights of the UN General Assembly meeting last week was the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement by 61 nations. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declared: “I am confident that, by the time I leave office, the Paris Agreement will have entered into force. This will be a major achievement for multilateralism.” … Read More

Nisa PatelHuman Health Faces Increasing Threats From the Environment We Live In

Private Sector Doubles Contribution to Global Fund

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Last week, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria hosted its Fifth Replenishment Conference where government and private sector partners pledged a total of $12.9 billion for 2017-2019. This replenishment was particularly noteworthy for its inaugural commitments – such as a $10 million pledge from the Government of Qatar – and pledges from African countries and companies. Kenya and South Africa pledged … Read More

Nisa PatelPrivate Sector Doubles Contribution to Global Fund

Access Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

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Last month, Access Bank became the first African bank to receive the Outstanding Business Sustainability Award at the 2016 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance awards in Germany. Recognizing “outstanding success in incorporating economic, social and environmental aspects in the corporate strategy and business processes,” the award applauds Access Bank for its role in leading Nigeria’s financial sustainability efforts, empowering women to access … Read More

Nisa PatelAccess Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

Case Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care

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This month, GBCHealth is featuring a partnership between Jacaranda Health and Johnson & Johnson, which utilized mobile technology to provide Kenyan mothers with important maternal health information and resources. Introduction Surveys indicate that women in Kenya do not seek maternity care as often as they should because of poor and disrespectful experiences with providers. Only 47% of expectant mothers complete … Read More

Nisa PatelCase Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care

GBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards

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GBCHealth is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards in the categories of: Partnerships for Global Health, Community Programs—Focus on Global Health Security, and Workforce & Workplace Engagement. This select group of finalists represents best-in-class initiatives among private sector actors to make the world a safer and healthier place to live. Championing a variety … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards

2016 International AIDS Conference

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The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learnt, and collectively chart a course forward. The AIDS 2016 program will … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 International AIDS Conference

Event Takeaways | 2016 Best in Business Action: Women & Girls

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Friday, June 24 2016 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT In Lucknow, India, Dr. Singh and her staff are now better able to meet the needs of their patients after having received quality of care trainings and tailored plans to improve their private health service. “Our mindset about motherhood has completely changed,” she says. “If we can assist in the … Read More

Nisa PatelEvent Takeaways | 2016 Best in Business Action: Women & Girls

High-Level Political Forum 2016: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind

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LEARN MORE The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is United Nations central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015.The Forum, which adopts a Ministerial Declaration, is expected to start effectively delivering on its mandates to provide … Read More

Nisa PatelHigh-Level Political Forum 2016: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind

Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS: An Introduction to GBCHealth’s HIV/AIDS Expert Interview Series

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By Bill Roedy, MTV Networks International, Former President (ret.); Board Director and Co-Founder, GBCHealth Bolstered by the global multisector response to Ebola and Zika over the past two years, I have found myself reflecting on the origins of business engagement in the HIV/AIDS pandemic when MTV Networks and the Financial Times came together with four large pharmaceutical companies to start … Read More

Nisa PatelPersonal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS: An Introduction to GBCHealth’s HIV/AIDS Expert Interview Series