Investments in Health as a Driver of SME Growth in Africa

Ian MatthewsArticle, Blog

By: ‘Kayode Ajayi-Smith, GBCHealth Communications Africa is poised to reap a windfall from its fast-paced urbanization; technological acceleration, with investments totaling $129 million in 2016; abundance of natural resources; and rising workforce — estimated to top 1.1 billion workers by 2034 according to McKinsey Global Institute. Despite a series of economic crises caused by the dwindling price of crude oil … Read More

Ian MatthewsInvestments in Health as a Driver of SME Growth in Africa

Innovations in Global Health: CIAT Using Big Data and Machine Learning to Predict Food Shortages in Africa

Ian MatthewsBlog

A new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is a scientific research organization committed to sustainable food production and improving rural livelihoods in Africa, Asia and Latin America. As well as developing new techniques and approaches to make agriculture more profitable, competitive and sustainable, for 50 years CIAT has … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: CIAT Using Big Data and Machine Learning to Predict Food Shortages in Africa

Test your knowledge of NTDs

Margaret ArbogastBlog

The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) represent a group of more than a dozen major chronic infectious diseases, most of them parasitic infections, found in the developing countries of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Thirteen NTDs represent the most common infections of people living in extreme poverty. These diseases disproportionately affect the bottom billion, producing chronic disability resulting in impaired child … Read More

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#GBCtalksmalaria with Julie Essiam, Ecobank

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

This interview is part of a series in which experts discuss key aspects of the malaria challenge– innovation, program implementation, finance and policy. We hope the series sparks conversation and encourages others to determine how they can best contribute to the fight to end malaria for good. Follow the conversation on twitter using #GBCtalksmalaria In your opinion, what would be some positive game … Read More

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#GBCtalksmalaria with Herbert Schilthuis, Heineken

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

This interview is part of a series in which experts discuss key aspects of the malaria issue – innovation, program implementation, finance and policy. We hope the series sparks conversation and encourages others to determine how they can best contribute to the fight to end malaria for good. Follow the conversation on twitter using #GBCtalksmalaria In your opinion what would be some positive … Read More

Ian Matthews#GBCtalksmalaria with Herbert Schilthuis, Heineken

Innovations in Global Health: Kinnos, Inc. and Highlight

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

“Innovations in Global Health” is a new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health Kinnos Inc. is a New York-based company that’s raising the standard of infectious disease decontamination to protect healthcare workers, patients, and the general public. Their first product, Highlight, is a patent-pending additive that greatly improves visibility, coverage, and end-user compliance of disinfectants. Highlight … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: Kinnos, Inc. and Highlight

#GBCtalksmalaria with Jon Pender, GSK

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

This interview is part of a series in which experts discuss key aspects of the malaria challenge– innovation, program implementation, finance and policy. We hope the series sparks conversation and encourages others to determine how they can best contribute to the fight to end malaria for good. Follow the conversation on twitter using #GBCtalksmalaria In your opinion, what would be positive game changers … Read More

Ian Matthews#GBCtalksmalaria with Jon Pender, GSK

#GBCtalksmalaria Interview Series

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

Tremendous progress has been made in the fight to end malaria. Seventeen countries have reduced malaria cases to the point where it is no longer endemic – and eight of these have fully eliminated malaria. Since 2000, malaria prevention and treatment programs have saved an estimated 4.3 million lives. Companies have helped to both accelerate this progress and shape malaria … Read More

Ian Matthews#GBCtalksmalaria Interview Series

Corporate Leadership in the Fight to End Malaria

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

Tremendous progress has been made in the fight to end malaria. Seventeen countries have reduced malaria cases to the point where it is no longer endemic – and eight of these have fully eliminated malaria. Since 2000, malaria prevention and treatment programs have saved an estimated 4.3 million lives. Companies have helped to both accelerate this progress and shape malaria … Read More

Ian MatthewsCorporate Leadership in the Fight to End Malaria

Whadaya Know About | TB

Margaret ArbogastBlog, News

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.

Margaret ArbogastWhadaya Know About | TB