Whadya Know About NTDs?

Margaret ArbogastBlog

The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) represent a group of more than a dozen major chronic infectious diseases, most of them parasitic infections, found in the developing countries of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Thirteen NTDs represent the most common infections of people living in extreme poverty. These diseases disproportionately affect the bottom billion, producing chronic disability resulting in impaired child … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWhadya Know About NTDs?

Executive Course on Global Health Diplomacy

Margaret ArbogastEvent

Diplomacy is undergoing profound changes in the 21st century – and global health is one of the areas where this is most apparent. The negotiation processes that shape and manage the global policy environment for health are increasingly conducted not only between public health experts representing health ministries of nation states but include many other major players at the national … Read More

Margaret ArbogastExecutive Course on Global Health Diplomacy

Innovations in Global Health: Fio Market Solutions for Frontline Health Workers

Ian MatthewsNews

A new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health Fio is a global leader at the confluence of key forces reshaping healthcare: decentralization of care; mobile smart technology; big data aggregation; artificial intelligence; predictive analytics and insight; performance-based funding; and globally affordable, inclusive solutions. Fio innovated and globally markets a solution, Fionet, consisting of AI-powered, hand-held smart-devices, … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: Fio Market Solutions for Frontline Health Workers

PSD Elects Board Member and Alternate to Global Fund Board

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

Members of the PSD Advisory Group elected Julie Essiam (CEO, Ecobank Foundation & Group Executive, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated) to her first term as Board Member. Ms. Essiam replaces Paul Schaper (Executive Director, Global Public Policy, Merck, Sharp & Dohme), who served in the role for two terms from 2013-2017. Mr. Schaper has been elected as … Read More

Ian MatthewsPSD Elects Board Member and Alternate to Global Fund Board

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Margaret ArbogastEvent

Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. It is a hole between the birth canal and the bladder or rectum caused by prolonged, obstructed labour without treatment. The condition typically leaves women incontinent, and as a result they are often shunned by their communities. Sufferers often endure depression, social isolation and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastInternational Day to End Obstetric Fistula

37th Meeting of the Global Fund Board of Directors

Margaret ArbogastEvent

The Board of the Global Fund meets twice a year on average. At each meeting the Board takes a number of decisions, which are legally binding on the Board, the Secretariat, and in-country partners.

Margaret Arbogast37th Meeting of the Global Fund Board of Directors

Innovations in Global Health: Kinnos, Inc. and Highlight

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

“Innovations in Global Health” is a new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health Kinnos Inc. is a New York-based company that’s raising the standard of infectious disease decontamination to protect healthcare workers, patients, and the general public. Their first product, Highlight, is a patent-pending additive that greatly improves visibility, coverage, and end-user compliance of disinfectants. Highlight … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: Kinnos, Inc. and Highlight

Corporate Leadership in the Fight to End Malaria

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

Tremendous progress has been made in the fight to end malaria. Seventeen countries have reduced malaria cases to the point where it is no longer endemic – and eight of these have fully eliminated malaria. Since 2000, malaria prevention and treatment programs have saved an estimated 4.3 million lives. Companies have helped to both accelerate this progress and shape malaria … Read More

Ian MatthewsCorporate Leadership in the Fight to End Malaria

World Malaria Day

Margaret ArbogastEvent

World Malaria Day is a chance to shine a spotlight on the global effort to control malaria. Each year on April 25, Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partner organizations unite around a common World Malaria Day theme. It is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control. For World Malaria Day … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Malaria Day

World Health Day

Margaret ArbogastEvent

World Health Day, celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization, provides us with a unique opportunity to mobilize action around a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world. The theme of 2017’s World Health day campaign is depression. Depression affects people of all ages, from … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Health Day