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Takeaways | Private Sector Opportunities to Support Maternal Health in Humanitarian and Fragile Settings - December 15, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET GBCHealth, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), hosted a discussion on how private sector expertise, networks and resources can support continued access to maternal health care and services in emergency settings. Highlighting the Safe Birth Even Here campaign, UNFPA’s program to support pregnant women and children living in ... Read More
Ted Turner Congratulates GBCHealth on 15 Years of Mobilizing Business Action on Health - Dear GBCHealth and Partners, GBCHealth has reached a significant milestone – 15 years of mobilizing business action to improve health across the globe. I want to congratulate both the organization and its partners for their commitments and their impact on important health issues. In 1998, I created the United Nations Foundation to support the United Nations’ life-saving and life-changing work. ... Read More
The future of AIDS: Leading experts reflect on progress and challenges in defeating AIDS - World AIDS Day 2016 brings with it an opportunity for communities worldwide to reflect on the progress, to acknowledge challenges, to develop strategies and to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This year’s theme ‘Leadership. Commitment. Impact.’, highlights the importance of taking responsibility across private and public sectors to facilitate coordinated efforts to solve the issues at hand. As the ... Read More
Doing Your Business – Toilets and Health - by Ian Matthews, Director, GBCHealth World Toilet Day is November 19th. Hopefully you are reading this sitting… at your desk. This year, I found myself recalling an unforgettable campaign UNICEF launched a few years ago in India to encourage kids to use toilets. The Poo2Loo initiative headlined by Mr. Poo and his Poo Dabba Dance was meant to raise awareness ... Read More
Partner Spotlight | Sanergy - November 19 is World Toilet Day, a UN-sanctioned global day to raise awareness about the importance of ensuring access to safe and hygienic sanitation for everyone, forever. On November 19, 2011, Sanergy launched its first Fresh Life Toilet in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum. This year, they will be celebrating their five-year anniversary with a network of over 800 Fresh Life Toilets ... Read More
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