Safe Birth Even Here – An Initiative from UNFPA

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog

Every day, some 500 women and girls die from childbirth and pregnancy in areas affected by, or prone to, conflict or natural disaster. In these settings, women and girls are often cut off from health care and exposed to trauma, malnutrition and disease. But their lives can be saved with access to quality sexual and reproductive health services. Join Safe Birth Even … Read More

Nisa PatelSafe Birth Even Here – An Initiative from UNFPA

14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

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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

Case Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care

Nisa PatelArticle, News

This month, GBCHealth is featuring a partnership between Jacaranda Health and Johnson & Johnson, which utilized mobile technology to provide Kenyan mothers with important maternal health information and resources. Introduction Surveys indicate that women in Kenya do not seek maternity care as often as they should because of poor and disrespectful experiences with providers. Only 47% of expectant mothers complete … Read More

Nisa PatelCase Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care

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

Event Takeaways | 2016 Best in Business Action: Women & Girls

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Friday, June 24 2016 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT In Lucknow, India, Dr. Singh and her staff are now better able to meet the needs of their patients after having received quality of care trainings and tailored plans to improve their private health service. “Our mindset about motherhood has completely changed,” she says. “If we can assist in the … Read More

Nisa PatelEvent Takeaways | 2016 Best in Business Action: Women & Girls

Making Quality Health Care a Reality in Malawi

Nisa PatelArticle, News

  Violet Paulo, a 40-year-old woman living in Neno, Malawi, was pregnant with her fifth child last November when she learned she might have preeclampsia—or high blood pressure—that could harm her and her baby if not treated. Eneles Manyamba, a Partners In Health village health worker, noticed her swollen ankles and urged her to visit Chifunga Health Center for tests … Read More

Nisa PatelMaking Quality Health Care a Reality in Malawi

GBCHealth Announces Winner of the 2016 Women & Girls Business Action on Health Award

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Award Recognizes Business Leadership in Improving the Health and Well-Being of Women and Girls May 17, 2016 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Today, GBCHealth announced Johnson & Johnson as the winner of the 2016 Women and Girls Business Action on Health Award for the company’s innovative partnerships to prevent and treat obstetric fistula. Alongside Johnson & Johnson, BASF, MSD and Philips … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Winner of the 2016 Women & Girls Business Action on Health Award

GBCHealth Announces Finalists in the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Focus on Women and Girls

Nisa PatelArticle, News

GBCHealth is proud to announce the nine finalists for the 2016 Business Action on Health Award: Focus on Women & Girls. Of the record number of companies who applied for the Award, the select group of finalists exemplifies best-in-class initiatives from around the world. The selected programs cover a wide range of interventions from nutrition projects to innovative technologies to … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Finalists in the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Focus on Women and Girls

7th Annual CUGH Conference: Bridging a Sustainable Future in Global Health

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The Consortium of Universities for Global Health’s (CUGH) 2016 Annual Conference will occur at an important transition point for global health.  As the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) define new health and development priorities for the global agenda, we need to understand better the critical intersections between global health and our environment. We also need to find creative ways to sustain … Read More

Nisa Patel7th Annual CUGH Conference: Bridging a Sustainable Future in Global Health

2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Women & Girls Judging Panel

Nisa PatelArticle, News

For more than a decade, GBCHealth has recognized companies with exemplary achievements in health with the Business Action on Health Awards. As part of our Every Women Every Child commitment, GBCHealth introduced a new award category in 2016, Women and Girls, to recognize companies that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to improving the health and well-being of women and girls, … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Women & Girls Judging Panel