Fourth Replenishment Conference Raises $12 Billion for the Global Fund

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On December 2nd and 3rd, the U.S. Government hosted world leaders in Washington, DC for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s Fourth Replenishment Conference entitled, “No Time to Lose: Sharing the Responsibility to Save Lives.” Over the course of the two days, government and private sector donors pledged to commit a combined US$ 12 billion to fund Global … Read More

Nisa PatelFourth Replenishment Conference Raises $12 Billion for the Global Fund

Workshop: Private Sector Opportunities in IRS and Malaria Control In West Africa

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GBCHealth’s Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) and Roll Back Malaria held a two-day private sector-targeted workshop on Sept. 12-13 in Accra, Ghana examining the challenges and opportunities related to indoor residual spraying (IRS) and malaria control activities in workplaces and communities.The event brought together companies operating in West Africa, National Malaria Control Program Managers from 11 countries, World … Read More

Nisa PatelWorkshop: Private Sector Opportunities in IRS and Malaria Control In West Africa

Road to Malaria Elimination: Africa’s Malaria – 2015 & Beyond

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Speakers Ella Shihepo, Director of Special Programs, Ministry of Health, Namibia Michael Schreiber, Co-President & Managing Director, GBCHealth Dr. Vusi Nhlapo, Principle Advisor, Health, Rio Tinto and Mining Medical Professionals Association Dr. Brian Chicksen, Vice President of Health and Safety, Anglo Gold Asanti Dr. Halima Mwenesi, Senior Coordinator and Country Liaison, African Leaders Malaria Association James Banda, Country Coordinator Support, … Read More

Nisa PatelRoad to Malaria Elimination: Africa’s Malaria – 2015 & Beyond

Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) Member Meeting

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The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) held a Virtual Member Meeting for CAMA members on July 10, 2012 to discuss prospective activities and programs for the coming year. Hosted by GBCHealth, the Member Meeting focused discussions on the business plan, growth and opportunity development for CAMA regional events for 2012, and included a special session on the Private … Read More

Margaret ArbogastCorporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) Member Meeting

Linkages between Malaria and Agriculture

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Introduction The connections between agriculture and health are major and go both ways. Good health enhances agricultural productivity, and the intake of nutritious plant-based foods supports good health. Governments and corporations recognize the relevance of agriculture to maintain food security and generate economic benefits. Expansion of agricultural practices such as irrigation farming, use of chemical fertilizer and biotechnology farming, have … Read More

hcoulsonLinkages between Malaria and Agriculture

Private Sector and PMI Join Forces, Strengthen Angola’’s Capacity to Control Mosquitoes

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Luanda, Angola – Top global companies and the President’s Malaria Initiative are working with the Government of Angola on an intensive technical training program to arm the country’s malaria fighters with state-of-the-art mosquito surveillance and vector control techniques. By aiding the sharing of these comprehensive technical skills and best practices in mosquito monitoring and evaluation, as well as providing training on … Read More

hcoulsonPrivate Sector and PMI Join Forces, Strengthen Angola’’s Capacity to Control Mosquitoes