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

Healthcare in Africa 2014: Fast-Tracking to the Future

Nisa PatelEvent

How can we accelerate progress in Africa’s healthcare systems? Africa’s healthcare systems are at a critical turning point. The reforms that governments undertake over the next decade will be crucial to cutting mortality rates and improving health outcomes in the continent. Building on the success of previous events in the series, Healthcare in Africa 2014 will focus on learning lessons from Africa’s … Read More

Nisa PatelHealthcare in Africa 2014: Fast-Tracking to the Future

Seeking Private Sector Input: Consultations for the New Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman Every Child

Nisa PatelNews

The Global Finance Facility (GFF) was proposed at a high-level “Every Woman Every Child” event during the 69th UN General Assembly in New York, as a new instrument to build long-term domestic and international funding commitments for women’s and children’s health. The GFF Working Group has requested the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) to co-ordinate a wide-ranging … Read More

Nisa PatelSeeking Private Sector Input: Consultations for the New Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman Every Child

The Latest 2014 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Reports

Margaret ArbogastArticle

As we near the final year marker for the Millennium Development Goals, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Countdown to 2015: Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, and the Independent Expert Review Group have released reports on the current progress of health programming to reduce the burden of death and disease, the gaps in programming, financing and infrastructure, and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastThe Latest 2014 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Reports

Guide to 2014 UN General Assembly Side Events

Nisa PatelNews

The 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will convene the week of September 22nd in New York City, drawing together government, business and health leaders from around the world. A prominent theme this year will be the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—eight targets that the global health community is working toward achieving by 2015, and the new Post-2015 Sustainable … Read More

Nisa PatelGuide to 2014 UN General Assembly Side Events

Saving Lives at Birth DevelopmentXChange

Nisa PatelEvent

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

Latest report in RBM’s Progress & Impact Series launches at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

Margaret ArbogastNews

In the margins of the annual High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York, RBM gathered health and development leaders from the UN and diplomatic communities to launch the latest report in its Progress & Impact Series to help assess progress towards targets set out in the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP) and the … Read More

Margaret ArbogastLatest report in RBM’s Progress & Impact Series launches at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

2014 Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Partners’ Forum

Nisa PatelEvent

From June 30 – July 1, 2014, global health professionals, policy makers, business leaders, advocates and youth leaders will gather for the third Partners’ Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa to review progress, identify factors for success, and agree on commitments for action to help women, newborns, children and adolescents survive and thrive. While women and children’s health and survival rates … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Partners’ Forum

Accelerating Progress: The Intersection of Malaria Control and Maternal and Child Health

Nisa PatelEvent

EVENT TAKEAWAY Held in honor of World Malaria Day 2014, this webinar provided the latest updates on malaria progress and challenges, discussed methods of integrating maternal and child health (MCH) interventions with existing malaria control programs and highlighted current opportunities for high-impact private sector involvement. With a total of 52 participants on the call representing companies such as Abt Associates, … Read More

Nisa PatelAccelerating Progress: The Intersection of Malaria Control and Maternal and Child Health

Reaching the Health Millennium Development Goals: The Critical Role of India’s Business Sector

Nisa PatelEvent

On the eve of Children’s Day in India and with less than 780 days to the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) deadline, business and health leaders called on companies to accelerate achievement of the health-related MDGs by investing in women and children’s health and water, sanitation and hygiene. [Photo Credit: Cory Goldberg] At a day-long business forum entitled Reaching the Health Millennium Development Goals: … Read More

Nisa PatelReaching the Health Millennium Development Goals: The Critical Role of India’s Business Sector