GBCHealth 2020 Retrospective

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2020 was a tumultuous year as we, along with the rest of the world, adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 continues to have a major impact on the global healthcare ecosystem and beyond. It has disrupted delivery of essential products and services which are critical in efforts to control infectious diseases, and in protecting the health of our most vulnerable … Read More

Ian MatthewsGBCHealth 2020 Retrospective

Peace in the Sahel: Demography, Peace and Security in Focus at High-Level Symposium

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On December 2nd, the United Nations Population Fund West and Central Africa Regional Office (UNFPA WCARO) and the Government of Niger hosted a virtual symposium on Demography, Peace, and Security (DPS) in the Sahel. The primary aim of the event was to engage in high-level policy and advocacy dialogue on the links between demography, peace, and security, and develop a … Read More

Ian MatthewsPeace in the Sahel: Demography, Peace and Security in Focus at High-Level Symposium

Private Sector & Global Fund’s Role in COVID-19 Response in Focus at PSC Annual Retreat

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Earlier this month, the Private Sector Constituency (PSC) to the Board of the Global Fund gathered for its first ever virtual Annual Retreat to discuss and provide input on the development of the new Global Fund Strategy and the role of the private sector in achieving the Global Fund’s strategic goals and mission.  The 10th Annual Retreat, hosted by IQVIA, … Read More

Ian MatthewsPrivate Sector & Global Fund’s Role in COVID-19 Response in Focus at PSC Annual Retreat

Q&A with CAMA Co-Chair on CAMA’s Impact & New Strategy Launch

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Michael Steinberg is Team Lead, Global Public Health, Chevron Corporation and Co-Chair of the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA). GBCHealth  spoke with Mr. Steinberg about CAMA’s impact and future potential, as well as the private sector’s role in the fight against malaria. This follows the launch of CAMA’s strategic plan for 2021-2023, which sets out the blueprint for … Read More

Ian MatthewsQ&A with CAMA Co-Chair on CAMA’s Impact & New Strategy Launch

David Beckham Speaks from the Future in Combating Malaria Campaign

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In a groundbreaking new short film, produced by RSA Films Amsterdam, for the campaign Malaria Must Die, So Millions Can Live, David Beckham appears as never been seen before – as an older man in his 70’s – sending a message of hope and optimism from a time in the future when we have eradicated one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases: … Read More

Ian MatthewsDavid Beckham Speaks from the Future in Combating Malaria Campaign

How Investments in Health Can Help Defeat Malaria and COVID-19

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By Kevin Murphy, President of ExxonMobil Foundation and Manager of Corporate Citizenship and Global Community Investments for Exxon Mobil Corporation When COVID-19 stopped the world in its tracks, it also threatened to roll back decades of progress against another major public health challenge — malaria. As of last year, malaria mortality rates had declined by 60% since 2000, and significant progress had been made … Read More

Ian MatthewsHow Investments in Health Can Help Defeat Malaria and COVID-19

WHO Calls for Reinvigorated Action To Fight Malaria

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries and global health partners to step up the fight against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that continues to claim hundreds of thousands of lives each year. Better targeting of interventions, new tools and increased funding are needed to change the global trajectory of the disease and reach internationally-agreed targets. According … Read More

Ian MatthewsWHO Calls for Reinvigorated Action To Fight Malaria

World AIDS Day 2020: Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility

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How private sector innovations and initiatives are shaping the fight against HIV/AIDS This Tuesday, December 1st is World AIDS Day, when the world comes together to raise awareness, support and remember those affected by HIV and AIDS, and to show global solidarity in the fight against the disease.  The COVID-19 pandemic has been the biggest event of 2020, and this … Read More

Ian MatthewsWorld AIDS Day 2020: Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility

‘Peace Be Upon You’: People, Peace and Prosperity in the Sahel

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By Mabingue Ngom, UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa (WCARO) “Do you have peace?” “Peace be upon you!”  These are two customary expressions which are indispensable when people of the Sahel, from Praia to Djibouti, meet, whatever language they speak. Peace is a major aspiration in the Sahel; perhaps more than ever now that it seems to be … Read More

Ian Matthews‘Peace Be Upon You’: People, Peace and Prosperity in the Sahel

CAMA Launches Strategic Plan for Elimination of Malaria in Africa

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The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) announced the launch of its strategic plan for 2021-2023, which sets out the blueprint for action for the next three years. Through private sector initiatives, the Alliance aims to reach millions of people with malaria control interventions to improve awareness and scale up prevention activities. The plan was launched at CAMA’s 2020 … Read More

Ian MatthewsCAMA Launches Strategic Plan for Elimination of Malaria in Africa