Water and Health Conference 2015

Nisa PatelEvent

The 2015 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis. Themes for this year’s event include: WaSH for the future: SDGs, innovation, resources, integration, and urbanization Hygiene and behavior WaSH in emergencies … Read More

Nisa PatelWater and Health Conference 2015

UNITLIFE: A Briefing for Private Sector Partners

Nisa PatelArticle

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Rockefeller Foundation, 420 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY UNITLIFE – a new financing mechanism to fund nutrition programs in sub-Saharan Africa – was launched at the United Nations on September 28th. Taking a novel approach to financing, UNITLIFE uses a micro levy on the extractive industry, to create cost-effective, scalable and sustainable solutions for maternal and … Read More

Nisa PatelUNITLIFE: A Briefing for Private Sector Partners

Briefing for Private Sector Partners on UNITLIFE

Margaret ArbogastEvent

UNITLIFE is an innovative financing mechanism established to fund the implementation of programmes to fight under-nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa. Join us to learn more about UNITLIFE, and how your company can get involved. Speakers: Philippe Douste-Blazy, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Boubou Cisse, Minister of Mines, Mali Robert Filipp, Founder & President, Innovative Finance Foundation Nancy Wildfeir-Field, President, GBCHealth Saadia … Read More

Margaret ArbogastBriefing for Private Sector Partners on UNITLIFE

United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015

Nisa PatelEvent

The United Nations is now in the process of defining Sustainable Development Goals as part a new sustainable development agenda that must finish the job and leave no one behind. This agenda, to be launched at the Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015, is currently being discussed at the UN General Assembly, where Member States and civil society are making … Read More

Nisa PatelUnited Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015

Report Launch: The Ultimate Investment in the Future: Profiles of Corporate Engagement in Newborn Health and Development

Nisa PatelEvent

Join GBCHealth and the MDG Health Alliance on Thursday, May 14 at 9:00 AM EDT as we unveil “The Ultimate Investment in the Future: Profiles of Corporate Engagement in Newborn Health and Development,” the first-of-its-kind catalogue of corporate investments that are reducing newborn mortality and morbidity in over 70 low-resource settings around the world. While maternal and child survival has … Read More

Nisa PatelReport Launch: The Ultimate Investment in the Future: Profiles of Corporate Engagement in Newborn Health and Development

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

Feeding the World 2015

Nisa PatelEvent

Since the launch of the Millennium Development goals in 2000, there has been progress made in reducing both the number of people that wake up hungry every day and of those suffering from malnutrition. Yet the world has some serious challenges ahead of it and hundreds of millions still suffer from a lack of access to adequate food and nutrition … Read More

Nisa PatelFeeding the World 2015

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

Nisa PatelEvent

For over four decades, the World Economic Forum’s mission – improving the state of the world – has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting program. We live in a fast-paced and interconnected world, where breakthrough technologies, demographic shifts and political transformations have far-reaching societal and economic consequences. More than ever, leaders need to share insights and innovations … Read More

Nisa PatelWorld Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

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