GBCHealth Mission: To leverage the resources of the business community for positive impact on global health challenges.
World TB Day 2017 – Unite to End TB - World TB Day is held each year on March 24th and aims to build public awareness for action against tuberculosis, a disease which despite being curable, remains a destructive epidemic in much of the world. This year, we commemorate the 135th anniversary of Dr Robert Koch’s announcement in 1882 of his discovery of the TB bacillus, the cause of tuberculosis. ... Read More
Joining Global Forces to End TB - Today, March 24th, is World TB Day. World TB Day commemorates the day that Dr. Robert Koch announced his startling discovery of the cause of tuberculosis (TB). The discovery was a breakthrough and brought new hope to sufferers. More than 130 years on, it remains the world’s leading infectious killer. 1.8 million people worldwide died from the disease in 2015, ... Read More
Opinion: Impacts of the Global Gag Rule - By: Preethi Sundaram, Policy and Advocacy Adviser, IPPF Over the last two decades, we have seen enormous and exciting advances in terms of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls. From an increased policy focus on rights, to significant drops in maternal mortality, to increased uptake of family planning and more girls in secondary schools, we ... Read More
Whadaya Know About | TB - Each year on March 24th, we celebrate World TB Day. Although tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, it remains one of the top ten causes of death in the world.
Pioneering Innovations in Partnership to Control TB - CONTEXT PATH has completed more than three decades in India and is recognized as a valuable partner in improving health and saving lives through innovation, creativity and collaborations with local partners. PATH’s current role in India focuses on bringing technical know-how for improving health and then helping to apply these results in communities across the country. PATH supports ... Read More
Webinar Takeaways | Opportunities for the Private Sector to Support Family Planning with UNFPA Supplies - GBCHealth, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), hosted a webinar on March 1 to discuss how private sector expertise, networks and resources can support family planning and improve access to reproductive health services with UNFPA Supplies. The speakers discussed the importance of partnership to the success of family planning initiatives and the considerable return on investment ... Read More