GBCHealth Mission: To leverage the resources of the business community for positive impact on global health challenges.
Innovations in Health: For Africa, From Africa - By Shruti Bengani, Communications Support, GBCHealth Traveling in almost any remote region of the world you will undoubtedly stumble across three things: Coca-Cola, cigarettes and beer. Leveraging these distribution systems to deliver high quality health and wellness products presents an opportunity to reach communities that continue to suffer from the highest burden of preventable disease. In 2012, ColaLife, a UK-based ... Read More
#GBCtalksHIV with Ambassador Deborah Birx: Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS - This interview is the final segment of a four-part series in which experts reflect on the progress made since the groundbreaking AIDS 2000 Conference in Durban and the challenges that remain. The 21st International AIDS Conference was held in Durban, South Africa, July 18-22. Reflecting on this year’s International AIDS Conference in Durban, which continues to serve as a catalyst for global advocacy and ... Read More
Case Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care - This month, GBCHealth is featuring a partnership between Jacaranda Health and Johnson & Johnson, which utilized mobile technology to provide Kenyan mothers with important maternal health information and resources. Introduction Surveys indicate that women in Kenya do not seek maternity care as often as they should because of poor and disrespectful experiences with providers. Only 47% of expectant mothers complete ... Read More
Apply Today! Deadline for 2016 Business Action on Health Awards is August 3rd! - GBCHealth is accepting applications for the second round of the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards close on August 3rd. For more than a decade, GBCHealth has recognized companies with exemplary achievements in health, affording them a powerful opportunity to gain visibility for their leadership. Judged by an independent panel of international experts, the Business Action on Health Awards are ... Read More
Center for Global Development Releases New Global Health Book - by Amanda Glassman, Vice President for Programs, Director of Global Health Policy, and Senior Fellow , Center for Global Development Over the past 15 years, people in low- and middle-income countries have experienced a health revolution—one that has created new opportunities and brought new challenges. It is a revolution that keeps mothers and babies alive, helps children grow, and enables ... Read More