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

2016 ASTMH Annual Meeting

Nisa PatelEvent

The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, government, non-profits, philanthropy, NGOs, industry, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all health care providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 ASTMH Annual Meeting

#GBCtalksAMR with Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Special Envoy for the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog, News

Dr. Nafsiah Mboi Special Envoy Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance With the release in May of the final report and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, GBCHealth has convened a group of global leaders to discuss the potential impact of AMR and their priorities for immediate action. The #GBCtalksAMR series, which will be published over the next three weeks … Read More

Nisa Patel#GBCtalksAMR with Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Special Envoy for the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance

Private Sector Doubles Contribution to Global Fund

Nisa PatelNews

Last week, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria hosted its Fifth Replenishment Conference where government and private sector partners pledged a total of $12.9 billion for 2017-2019. This replenishment was particularly noteworthy for its inaugural commitments – such as a $10 million pledge from the Government of Qatar – and pledges from African countries and companies. Kenya and South Africa pledged … Read More

Nisa PatelPrivate Sector Doubles Contribution to Global Fund

Global Fund 5th Replenishment Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

The government of Canada will host the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Montréal, Quebec, on 16 September 2016. This conference will bring global health leaders together to further mobilize efforts to end the epidemics of three of the world’s most devastating diseases – AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria – by 2030.   The Global Fund partnership … Read More

Nisa PatelGlobal Fund 5th Replenishment Conference

14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. The conference’s 300 confirmed speakers include: Keynotes will include: Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute, Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of … Read More

Nisa Patel14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Access Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

Nisa PatelArticle, News

Last month, Access Bank became the first African bank to receive the Outstanding Business Sustainability Award at the 2016 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance awards in Germany. Recognizing “outstanding success in incorporating economic, social and environmental aspects in the corporate strategy and business processes,” the award applauds Access Bank for its role in leading Nigeria’s financial sustainability efforts, empowering women to access … Read More

Nisa PatelAccess Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

GBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards

Nisa PatelArticle, News

GBCHealth is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards in the categories of: Partnerships for Global Health, Community Programs—Focus on Global Health Security, and Workforce & Workplace Engagement. This select group of finalists represents best-in-class initiatives among private sector actors to make the world a safer and healthier place to live. Championing a variety … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards

High-Level Political Forum 2016: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind

Nisa PatelEvent

LEARN MORE The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is United Nations central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015.The Forum, which adopts a Ministerial Declaration, is expected to start effectively delivering on its mandates to provide … Read More

Nisa PatelHigh-Level Political Forum 2016: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind