7th World Water Forum: Water for our future

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The 7th edition of the world’s largest water event will gather participants from the international water community as well as policy and decision makers from every corner of the world to discuss current water issues and catalyze positive change. Held in Daegu – Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea on 12-17 April 2015, the 7th World Water Forum will focus on the implementation of … Read More

Nisa Patel7th World Water Forum: Water for our future

World TB Day 2015

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Each year on March 24th, the global health community aims to drive public awareness and action to control the disease that kills 1.5 million people each year. World TB Day 2015 continued the second year of the Stop TB Partnership’s awareness-raising campaign, “Reach the 3 Million: Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone.” The partnership aims to provide universal access to TB care, … Read More

Nisa PatelWorld TB Day 2015

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

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

Saving Lives at Birth DevelopmentXChange

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From July 30 – August 1, 52 finalists will compete in the final stage of the fourth Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development at a DevelopmentXChange in Washington, D.C. The DevelopmentXChange is a key feature of the Saving Lives at Birth program and serves as the first step in building a community of innovators to tackle this … Read More

Nisa PatelSaving Lives at Birth DevelopmentXChange