GBCHealth Mission: To leverage the full resources of the business community to meet today’s most pressing global health challenges.
Good Health is Good Business: Business Investing in Health - Countries benefit from healthy populations; health is key for economic development. As Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti, explains, “No country can achieve economic development without a physically, mentally and socially fit population.” Health is just as important for the companies that operate within those countries, echoing this sentiment, Aliko Dangote, Founder, Dangote Group, wrote, “to me, business and healthcare ... Read More
Panel Discussion: The Role of Business in Ending AIDS by 2030 - During the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, GBCHealth and UNAIDS convened a panel discussion to highlight the imperative to end AIDS in the next 10 years, and to announce the Business Alliance to End AIDS by 2030. The Alliance is a public-private coalition co-hosted by UNAIDS and GBCHealth that brings together leading global and regional companies ... Read More
Empowering Women & Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa - By Isaiah Owolabi, Project Director & Co-founder, HACEY Health Initiative “I want to have enough money to visit doctors when I want, and where I want.” Adeola, 23, is a graduate of HACEY’s Back on Track program at Ibafo, Ogun State, Nigeria. She is a fashion designer and community health promoter. Her culture, religion or tradition, she says, will not ... Read More
2020: Landmark Year for Women’s Health & Rights - This year marks a convergence of landmarks in the fight for gender equality. Twenty-five years ago, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was established. This landmark document outlined 12 key urgent actions on behalf of women and girls, towards reaching gender equity globally. Starting on March 9th, the 64th session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take ... Read More
Centering Development Around the World’s Children - WHO, UNICEF & Lancet report asks whether we’re developing a world fit for future children This year, the global agenda on child health was reignited by an urgent report and call to action by WHO, UNICEF and The Lancet on the importance of keeping child health at the center of all development activities, in order to achieve sustainable progress towards ... Read More
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