Third International Conference on Financing for Development

Nisa PatelEvent

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development will gather high-level political representatives, including Heads of State and Government, and Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, as well as all relevant institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and business sector entities. The Conference will result in an intergovernmentally negotiated and agreed outcome, which should constitute an important contribution to and … Read More

Nisa PatelThird International Conference on Financing for Development

2015 GBCHealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards | Apply Before June 19th

Margaret ArbogastNews

GBCHealth and Global Health Council (GHC) are pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015 GBChealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards. These awards highlight the important and innovative contributions of the corporate sector to improving global health outcomes. Among the most coveted honors in the Corporate Social Responsibility arena, the Business Action on Health Awards have been recognizing outstanding private sector global health programs … Read More

Margaret Arbogast2015 GBCHealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards | Apply Before June 19th

28th Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board Meeting

Nisa PatelEvent

The Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Board will convene for an in-person meeting on May 13-15th in Geneva, Switzerland. The Board Meeting will focus taking steps to improve the effectiveness of the RBM Partnership, the second Global Malaria Action Plan and the ongoing restructuring of the RBM Partnership. The Board will discuss the position of malaria in the post-2015 development agenda … Read More

Nisa Patel28th Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board Meeting

Roll Back Malaria Partnership Private Sector Members Council Bi-Annual Pre-Board Meetings

Nisa PatelEvent

The Private Sector Members Council (PSMC) will hold its bi-annual meetings ahead of the 28th Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board Meeting on May 13-15th in Geneva, Switzerland to develop positions on key decisions facing the Board and to prepare for the Board Meeting deliberations. The PSMC will also meet with other constituencies on the RBM Board to gather information and … Read More

Nisa PatelRoll Back Malaria Partnership Private Sector Members Council Bi-Annual Pre-Board Meetings

WEF Latin America 2015: Advancing through a Renovation Agenda

Nisa PatelEvent

To sustain and deepen economic and societal transformation, Latin American leaders must swiftly respond and adapt to the world’s post-crisis dynamics. In this complex global context, important adjustments and structural reforms cannot be postponed, and urgent action is needed to improve institutions and markets; increase productivity and competitiveness; provide access to new opportunities for industries, services, investments and ventures; and … Read More

Nisa PatelWEF Latin America 2015: Advancing through a Renovation Agenda

7th World Water Forum: Water for our future

Nisa PatelEvent

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

Nisa PatelEvent

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

Nisa PatelEvent

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