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Applications Open for Second Round of 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards - Applications are now open for the 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards in the categories of: Partnerships for Global Health, Community Programs—Focus on Global Health Security, and Workforce & Workplace Engagement. Apply now and share with your networks. The GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards honor companies that exemplify a spirit of innovation and dedication to outstanding achievements in global ... Read More
Making Quality Health Care a Reality in Malawi - Violet Paulo, a 40-year-old woman living in Neno, Malawi, was pregnant with her fifth child last November when she learned she might have preeclampsia—or high blood pressure—that could harm her and her baby if not treated. Eneles Manyamba, a Partners In Health village health worker, noticed her swollen ankles and urged her to visit Chifunga Health Center for tests ... Read More
Mapping Tool Seeks to Mobilize New and Efficient Investments in Malaria - Malaria remains a health and economic challenge for Nigeria. As a country, it carries the largest malaria burden in the world with over 100 million cases and 300,000 deaths due to the disease annually (NMEP Strategic Plan for 2014-2020). The negative impact affects all sectors, from high absenteeism in school, to decreased worker productivity and increased insurance costs. An Ambitious ... Read More
Johnson & Johnson Wins 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Award: Focus on Women & Girls - GBCHealth’s Business Action on Health Awards have been an important tool to recognize corporate leadership and commitment to improving global health through the implementation of high-impact, evidence-based health programs. This year, GBCHealth introduced a new award category to emphasize the importance of investing in the health of women and girls. GBCHealth is proud to announce Johnson & Johnson’s Private-Sector Pioneer in Fostering ... Read More
Healthy People, Healthy Region: Driving Corporate Action to Eliminate Malaria in Asia-Pacific - The Healthy People, Healthy Region: Driving Corporate Action to Eliminate Malaria in Asia-Pacific private sector meeting was held on May 10, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand as part of the Joint Malaria Week. Co-organized by the Asian Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and the Myanmar Health and Development Consortium (MHDC), with support from Sanofi and Sumitomo Chemical, the meeting brought together ... Read More
GBCHealth Announces Winner of the 2016 Women & Girls Business Action on Health Award - Award Recognizes Business Leadership in Improving the Health and Well-Being of Women and Girls May 17, 2016 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Today, GBCHealth announced Johnson & Johnson as the winner of the 2016 Women and Girls Business Action on Health Award for the company’s innovative partnerships to prevent and treat obstetric fistula. Alongside Johnson & Johnson, BASF, MSD and Philips ... Read More