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GBCHealth, Wilton Park, the Health Finance Coalition and Amref Health Africa Launch Dialogue Series to Transform Health Financing in Africa - On November 16th, GBCHealth, in partnership with Wilton Park, the Health Finance Coalition (HFC), and Amref Health Africa, hosted the first in a three-part event series of interactive dialogues that aims to mobilize private capital and private enterprise to help achieve and accelerate public health goals for Africa. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, opened the ... Read More
CAMA Launches End Malaria Project in Lagos, Ebonyi and Kaduna - The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), with support from Access Bank Plc, launched the End Malaria Project in the Lagos, Ebonyi and Kaduna states of Nigeria. CAMA and Access Bank commenced implementation of the project with an advocacy visit to government and community leaders in the Alimosho and Ikorodu local government areas (LGAs) of Lagos State to familiarize ... Read More
WHO Recommends Groundbreaking Malaria Vaccine for Children at Risk - Researchers and health professionals have been celebrating after the World Health Organization (WHO) approved the widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine on October 6th. Based on results from an ongoing pilot program in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi that has reached more than 800,000 children since 2019, the WHO is recommending widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan ... Read More
Global Fund Results Report Details Impact of COVID-19 on HIV, TB and Malaria Programs - The COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the fight against HIV, TB and malaria in 2020, according to a recent report released by the Global Fund. The Fund’s 2021 Results Report shows that while some progress was made, key programmatic results have declined for the first time in the history of the Global Fund. Tuberculosis: The COVID-19 pandemic had ... Read More
Submit Feedback on PEPFAR’s Strategy “Vision 2025” Draft - The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has shared a new draft strategy. PEPFAR is partnering across sectors in the development of the PEPFAR Strategy: Vision 2025. The private sector has been and continues to be a vital stakeholder in the response to HIV/AIDS. GBCHealth encourages private sector organizations to review the draft PEPFAR strategy and submit feedback. ... Read More
Chevron’s Malaria and Peer Health Education Activities - By Dr. Janis Davis-Street, Manager, Global Public Health and Special Projects, Chevron At Chevron, workforce wellness is at our core. Malaria continues to be a serious public health concern in several locations where we operate. In addition to providing malaria chemoprophylaxis (primarily for travelers, expats and expat families), insecticide treated bed nets, rapid diagnostic testing kits in some locations, and ... Read More