GBCHealth Mission: To leverage the resources of the business community for positive impact on global health challenges.
Business Must Continue to Lead to “End Malaria for Good” - End Malaria for Good. That’s the theme of this year’s World Malaria Day – a fitting, aspirational and accomplishable goal as we kick off Agenda 2030 in this transitional year of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Across the global malaria community, we should feel gratified with our tremendous success, having saved over 6.2 million lives that would have been lost ... Read More
GBCHealth Announces Finalists in the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Focus on Women and Girls - GBCHealth is proud to announce the nine finalists for the 2016 Business Action on Health Award: Focus on Women & Girls. Of the record number of companies who applied for the Award, the select group of finalists exemplifies best-in-class initiatives from around the world. The selected programs cover a wide range of interventions from nutrition projects to innovative technologies to ... Read More
Spotlight on PSD Members – Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Sumitomo Chemical and Sanofi - In honor of World TB Day and World Malaria Day, we are highlighting some of the extraordinary work the PSD member companies are undertaking in the fight to end these epidemics. Read more about how Eli Lilly is bringing global attention to the TB-diabetes co-epidemic, Janssen’s partnership to expand access to a new MDR-TB drug, Sumitomo Chemical’s commitment to protect ... Read More
The Global Fund’s 5th Replenishment: What, Why and How? - What is the Global Fund Replenishment? The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria provides grants to low and middle-income countries to fund prevention, treatment and care programs for people with HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria. In 2003, the Global Fund adopted a three-year replenishment model to assure countries of sustained and predictable financial support for their programs. The Fourth ... Read More
Meet the PSD: Caroline Desrousseaux - Caroline Desrousseaux Global Accounts Manager, Vestergaard How did Vestergaard become involved with the Global Fund? Vestergaard has been engaged with the Global Fund since its creation. We are a company devoted to innovating products for people in the developing world and we are the leading manufacturer of bed nets which have been instrumental in the war against malaria. As such, ... Read More
World TB Day Interview with Dr. Lucica Ditiu, Executive Director of the StopTB Partnership - Dr. Lucica Ditiu, Executive Director of the StopTB Partnership, shares her priorities for greater private sector action on the Global Plan to End TB: The Paradigm Shift (2016-2020) — a 5-year investment plan to accelerate elimination of TB and reach the targets of the WHO End TB Strategy. The new Global Plan to End TB launched this year is called “The Paradigm Shift.” ... Read More