Global Fund Private Sector Delegation Bi-Annual Pre-Board Meetings

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The Private Sector Delegation (PSD) will hold its bi-annual meetings ahead of the 32nd Global Fund Board Meeting on November 18-19th in Montreux, Switzerland to develop positions on key decisions facing the Board and to prepare for the Board Meeting deliberations. The PSD will also meet with other constituencies on the Global Fund Board to gather information and perspectives on … Read More

Nisa PatelGlobal Fund Private Sector Delegation Bi-Annual Pre-Board Meetings

Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth Board of Directors

Nisa PatelArticle, News

NEW YORK (March 2, 2015) – GBCHealth, a prominent business coalition with a long history of catalyzing private sector activities and investments in global health issues, today announced that it has recently elected four new members to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors. GBCHealth welcomes Dr. Paul Farmer, Chief Strategist and Co-founder of Partners In Health, and Kolokotrones University … Read More

Nisa PatelDr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth Board of Directors

Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps

Nisa PatelArticle, News

A new report by GBCHealth, written in partnership with the MDG Health Alliance, presents a snapshot of health-related corporate investments in India, with a focus on business action on the MDGs. Based on survey findings from 23 leading Indian and multinational companies, the report – titled Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals: Closing the Gaps – documents the key … Read More

Nisa PatelBusiness and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps

Jhpiego Wins USAID Grand Challenges Design Competition for Ebola

Nisa PatelArticle, News

In December 2014, Jhpiego, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID), placed first in USAID’s Grand Challenges for Ebola competition for their innovations to the Ebola protective suit. GBCHealth spoke to Dr. Chandrakant Ruparelia, Senior Technical Advisor of Jhpiego, about the winning submission and how the organization is working to prevent and control Ebola … Read More

Nisa PatelJhpiego Wins USAID Grand Challenges Design Competition for Ebola

Looking Back on the 1st Year of the GFATM New Funding Model

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In May 2014, countries submitted concept notes in the first review window of the new approach to grant-making approved by the Board for full implementation just two months earlier. By the end of the year, the Technical Review Panel (TRP) had reviewed 111 concept notes, approximately 43% of all expected country submissions for the 2014-2016 allocation period and representing nearly … Read More

Nisa PatelLooking Back on the 1st Year of the GFATM New Funding Model

New Private Sector Opportunities Approved, Governance Reforms Launched at Global Fund 32nd Board Meeting

Nisa PatelArticle, Newsletter

November 18 – 21, 2014 | Montreux, Switzerland The Global Fund Board met for its 32nd Board meeting in Montreux, Switzerland from November 18-21.  Over the course of the meetings, the Board approved major decisions including: amendments allowing the private sector to make restricted financial contributions against unfunded portions of approved country grant requests reforms to enhance Board and committee … Read More

Nisa PatelNew Private Sector Opportunities Approved, Governance Reforms Launched at Global Fund 32nd Board Meeting

Recent Events and GF Results Highlight Global Progress Against the Three Diseases

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On World AIDS Day, the Global Fund announced key programmatic results from Global Fund-supported grant programs in 2014, showing steady gains across indicators, including a 20% scale-up in people on anti-retroviral therapy, a 24% scale-up in bed net distribution, and a 39% scale up in people treated for multi-drug-resistant TB since 2013. Although the results indicate positive signs of progress, … Read More

Nisa PatelRecent Events and GF Results Highlight Global Progress Against the Three Diseases

Meet the PSD: Luisa Engel and Dr. Gerhard Hesse

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Luisa Engel Director of External Relations, (RED) Dr. Gerhard Hesse Head of Global Partnering / Vector Control, Bayer How did (RED) become involved with the Global Fund? The Global Fund is part of (RED)’s DNA. The Fund was established in 2002 but it was struggling to get funding from the corporate sector and because its charter is to be a public-private partnership, it was … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the PSD: Luisa Engel and Dr. Gerhard Hesse

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

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For over four decades, the World Economic Forum’s mission – improving the state of the world – has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting program. We live in a fast-paced and interconnected world, where breakthrough technologies, demographic shifts and political transformations have far-reaching societal and economic consequences. More than ever, leaders need to share insights and innovations … Read More

Nisa PatelWorld Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

PSD Elections for 2015-2017 Board Member and Alternate Board Member: Call for Applications

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The Private Sector Delegation (PSD) to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is now accepting applications for Board Member and Alternate Board Member positions for the upcoming 2015-2017 term. The PSD Board Member and Alternate Board Member will represent the private sector as a voting constituency to the Global Fund’s governance board for a … Read More

Nisa PatelPSD Elections for 2015-2017 Board Member and Alternate Board Member: Call for Applications