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Crucial Collaborations for COVID-19 - How the private sector coming together to support the COVID-19 response in Africa The lack of funding and infrastructure for health in Africa was well-documented coming into 2020. Enter, COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has added significant stress to regional health systems that were already short of funding, infrastructure and personnel. Faced with such an urgent task, raising funds for immediate ... Read More
SC Johnson joins Global Fund Private Sector Constituency - SC Johnson is one of the newest members to join the Private Sector Constituency to the Global Fund, a group of companies that are passionate about ending the three diseases and bringing a business voice to the work of the Global Fund. SC Johnson manufactures and sells household goods and products for home cleaning, home storage, air care, personal care ... Read More
Global Fund: Unprecedented meeting during unprecedented times - Advancing global health security and strengthening health systems is central to protecting the Global Fund’s core mission, and to fight new and emerging diseases like COVID-19. HIV, TB, and malaria as well as COVID-19 have a disproportionate impact on the poorest households. These populations are more susceptible to disease and face more barriers to accessing prevention and treatment services. Equal ... Read More
ABCHealth Announces New CEO - The African Business Coalition for Health (ABCHealth) appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, Mories Atoki, earlier this month. ABCHealth is a not-for-profit advocacy-driven organization founded by the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) and GBCHealth as an African-led coalition of business leaders and companies to improve the health and wellbeing of the African population. Given the current pandemic, the coalition has a ... Read More
Sustaining Malaria Intervention Amid COVID-19 - Despite all the recent success against malaria, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens prior gains; it is testing the resilience of health systems and challenging malaria programs due to its effect on health workers, the shifted focus of the global and local community, the effects of public health measures such stay-at-home directives, the lack of availability of health services, heightened impact on ... Read More
Interview with Joy Marini on volunteering at a testing center and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 response - Joy Marini, MS, PA-C, is Director, Women’s Health, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson. Joy is also a Board Director of GBCHealth. She has been volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps during the COVID-19 pandemic in her home state of New Jersey, working at COVID-19 testing sites. Joy spoke with GBCHealth about her experience on the frontlines ... Read More
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