GBCHealth Mission: To leverage the full resources of the business community to meet today’s most pressing global health challenges.
COVIDaction Highlights 30 Resilient Health Systems Innovations - What is the role of technology in building the resilience of health systems? How can we use technology platforms and innovations to change the delivery models of health services, enabling prevention, health promotion, health education, surveillance and service deliver? How do we engage communities to increase trust in the health system, ensuring that people seek care when appropriate and follow ... Read More
2020 virtual UNGA ramps up with a full slate of virtual events - The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) opened on 15th September at the UN Headquarters in New York, in a primarily virtual format. Heads of states and governments from UN Member States will exchange statements through pre-recorded messages. Virtual UNGA side-events have been taking place throughout the week, covering topics from the pandemic to global hunger, the ... Read More
Global Fund Results Report Highlights Impact of COVID-19 & Role of RSSH in Global Health Security - At the end of 2019, the excitement was palpable around the possibilities resulting from the Global Fund’s largest-ever Replenishment, which resulted in over USD 14 billion raised for the organization and its fight against HIV, TB and malaria. The start of 2020 saw a much different reality; as COVID-19 ravaged the globe, progress against the three diseases was rapidly threatened. ... Read More
Harnessing the Power of Technology for Health Solutions During COVID-19 and Beyond - By Olive Mumba, Executive Director, Eastern Africa National Networks of AIDS and Health Service Organizations (EANNASO) Diseases know no borders, and pandemics have spread much faster than man could have imagined, across populations around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is but the most recent to spread so fast that man has been unable to stop it. Men and women, the ... Read More
Event: Private Sector Innovation in HIV, TB, Malaria and COVID-19 - Friends of the Global Fight (Friends) and GBCHealth will be hosting a webinar for Hill Staffers and other interested stakeholders in mid-October to showcase how private sector innovations in prevention, diagnostics, treatment and delivery are shaping the response to HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria across the globe, supporting the fight to end the three epidemics and contributing to the achievement of ... Read More
When it comes to mosquito control, are we doing the right thing? Are we doing things right? - By: Manuel F. Lluberas MS IDHA, Public Health Entomologist, Río Grande, Puerto Rico (firstname.lastname@example.org) Vector-borne diseases continue to inflict a heavy burden on human populations. Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animal, claiming a life about every minute. In addition to a taking the equivalent of four 747 Jumbo planes full of people daily, malaria is estimated to be responsible for ... Read More