GBCHealth Mission: To leverage the full resources of the business community to meet today’s most pressing global health challenges.
Private Sector & Global Fund Collaborate on New Supply Chain Initiative - Partnership Between the Global Fund and GBCHealth Launched at the Private Sector Side Event of the World Economic Forum on Africa on 5 September 2019 in Cape Town This month, GBCHealth signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Global Fund with the aim of strengthening supply chain management across the globe in cooperation with the members of the Private Sector ... Read More
How Global Fund Grants Foster UHC In-Country - Case Study: Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health, Universal Health Coverage, and the Private Sector in Ethiopia and Morocco By Kaitlyn Rice Universal health coverage (UHC), an integral part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is a unique and ambitious target that embodies progress towards almost every global goal, including health security, economic development and equity. The upcoming ... Read More
Ending AIDS is everyone’s business - Gunilla Carlsson, UNAIDS Executive Director, a.i. & Nancy Wildfeir-Field, President, GBCHealth Over the past three decades, AIDS has united the international community in a way that no other health crisis has. The disease galvanized grass-roots groups to fight for the human rights of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. AIDS generated new levels of solidarity between the north and the ... Read More
Private Sector Partners Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa - CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Five private sector partners today announced new pledges for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment during the World Economic Forum on Africa. Goodbye Malaria, which is supported by Nando’s, an international restaurant group founded in South Africa, as well as other corporate partners, has pledged R85 million (about US$5.5 million) to the Global Fund to expand a ... Read More
Event Takeaway: CAMA World Mosquito Day 2019 Webinar | Innovative New Approaches to Combat Malaria - Held in honor of World Mosquito Day 2019, this webinar provided the latest updates on new malaria innovations such as vaccines and vector control tools, the progress and challenges of bringing malaria innovations to scale, and current opportunities for high-impact private sector involvement. There were a total of 52 participants on the call representing international NGOs, academia, government organizations and ... Read More
New African: The right to health belongs to everyone - Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS and Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) wrote a guest column for New African where they discuss how “[g]ood health is vital not only for personal wellbeing but also for any country’s economic development.” They write, “How do we ensure that the continent’s incredible source of human energy and capital drives future growth, well-being ... Read More
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