Africa-EU Summit 2017

Ian MatthewsEvent

Investing in the youth for a sustainable future The fifth African Union – European Union (AU-EU) summit will take place on 29-30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. 2017 is a defining year for EU-Africa relations, as it has been ten years since the adoption of the joint Africa-EU Strategy. The AU-EU summit will be a key moment and opportunity to strengthen political and economic ties between the … Read More

Ian MatthewsAfrica-EU Summit 2017

6th EU-Africa Business Summit

Ian MatthewsEvent

The 6th EU‐Africa Business Forum (EABF) is aimed at increasing investments with development impact in Africa. With its overarching theme being “investing in job creation for youth”, the Business Forum will look at the challenges and opportunities for investment in Africa along four strategic priorities of the EU-Africa cooperation, such as renewable energy, agribusiness, infrastructure and the digital economy, and … Read More

Ian Matthews6th EU-Africa Business Summit

Event: Opportunities in Innovative Health Financing with the Global Fund

Alyssa GovindanNews, Newsletter

The Global Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD) will host an event on the sidelines of the 38th Global Fund Board meeting to discuss opportunities in innovative health financing. A significant increase in resources and funding is essential if we are to reach sustainable development goal (SDG) targets including eliminating HIV, TB and Malaria by 2030. Pressures on donor financing combined … Read More

Alyssa GovindanEvent: Opportunities in Innovative Health Financing with the Global Fund

Global Fund 5th Replenishment Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

The government of Canada will host the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Montréal, Quebec, on 16 September 2016. This conference will bring global health leaders together to further mobilize efforts to end the epidemics of three of the world’s most devastating diseases – AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria – by 2030.   The Global Fund partnership … Read More

Nisa PatelGlobal Fund 5th Replenishment Conference

14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. The conference’s 300 confirmed speakers include: Keynotes will include: Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute, Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of … Read More

Nisa Patel14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Business Must Continue to Lead to “End Malaria for Good”

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog

End Malaria for Good. That’s the theme of this year’s World Malaria Day – a fitting, aspirational and accomplishable goal as we kick off Agenda 2030 in this transitional year of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Across the global malaria community, we should feel gratified with our tremendous success, having saved over 6.2 million lives that would have been lost … Read More

Nisa PatelBusiness Must Continue to Lead to “End Malaria for Good”

2016 Financing & Innovation in Global Health Forum

Nisa PatelEvent

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we need a unique combination of capital and innovation from across the public, private and philanthropic sectors. How do we make it a reality? And what can we do now to set that process in motion? Join us in Washington, DC alongside the World Bank Group’s annual spring meeting for the Financing & … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 Financing & Innovation in Global Health Forum

The Global Fund’s 5th Replenishment: What, Why and How?

Nisa PatelArticle

What is the Global Fund Replenishment? The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria provides grants to low and middle-income countries to fund prevention, treatment and care programs for people with HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria. In 2003, the Global Fund adopted a three-year replenishment model to assure countries of sustained and predictable financial support for their programs.  The Fourth … Read More

Nisa PatelThe Global Fund’s 5th Replenishment: What, Why and How?

PSD-hosted Private Sector Roundtable on the Equitable Access Initiative

Nisa PatelEvent

The Equitable Access Initiative  (EAI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative established to build a new policy framework to better understand the health needs and constraints countries experience as they move along the development continuum, from low- to middle-income. The initiative, co-convened by nine major global development partners – including GAVI, UNDP, UNFPA, The Global Fund, UNITAID, UNAIDS, UNICEF, World Bank and … Read More

Nisa PatelPSD-hosted Private Sector Roundtable on the Equitable Access Initiative

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