Innovations in Global Health: Augmented Infant Resuscitator Empowers Birth Attendants to Save Newborns

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

A new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health In October of 2012, CAMTech and GBCHealth hosted an inauguration event for CAMTech in Manhattan. On the weekend following this event, CAMTech and MIT H@cking Medicine hosted a Hackathon at Massachusetts General Hospital where Dr. Data Santorino, a Pediatrician and national trainer for Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) in Uganda, requested a way to quantitatively test the … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: Augmented Infant Resuscitator Empowers Birth Attendants to Save Newborns

FP2020 Summit: Family Planning in the Sahel

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GBCHealth President Nancy Wildfeir-Field joined UNFPA, the UN Deputy Secretary General, and African Ministers of Health on a panel which focused on “Family Planning in the Sahel as Critical Investment for achieving the Demographic Dividend and Poverty Reduction.” The event highlighted the achievements of the Sahel Women Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) Initiative which has already delivered promising results on … Read More

Ian MatthewsFP2020 Summit: Family Planning in the Sahel

Meet the new Global Fund Board Vice-Chair – John Simon

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GBCHealth sat down with Ambassador John Simon, the newly appointed Vice-Chair of the Global Fund, to learn more about his priorities and to discuss how the Fund can continue to lead the development community on innovative health financing. Why do you think global health remains one of the few areas to continually receive bipartisan support in the U.S. Congress?  Success … Read More

Ian MatthewsMeet the new Global Fund Board Vice-Chair – John Simon

Crossing the Valleys of Death in TB: From Development to Roll-Out

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By: Dr. Lucica Ditiu and Dr. Catharina Boehme   The numbers speak for themselves.  In 2015 alone: 1.8 million died from tuberculosis (TB); 10.4 million people fell ill with the disease; and An estimated 480,000 developed multidrug resistant-TB (MDR-TB). All of this, combined with the airborne transmission of the disease, makes TB the leading infectious disease killer (surpassing both HIV … Read More

Ian MatthewsCrossing the Valleys of Death in TB: From Development to Roll-Out

Innovations in Global Health: Fio Market Solutions for Frontline Health Workers

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A new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health Fio is a global leader at the confluence of key forces reshaping healthcare: decentralization of care; mobile smart technology; big data aggregation; artificial intelligence; predictive analytics and insight; performance-based funding; and globally affordable, inclusive solutions. Fio innovated and globally markets a solution, Fionet, consisting of AI-powered, hand-held smart-devices, … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: Fio Market Solutions for Frontline Health Workers

PSD Elects Board Member and Alternate to Global Fund Board

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Members of the PSD Advisory Group elected Julie Essiam (CEO, Ecobank Foundation & Group Executive, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated) to her first term as Board Member. Ms. Essiam replaces Paul Schaper (Executive Director, Global Public Policy, Merck, Sharp & Dohme), who served in the role for two terms from 2013-2017. Mr. Schaper has been elected as … Read More

Ian MatthewsPSD Elects Board Member and Alternate to Global Fund Board

Event Takeaways | World Malaria Day 2017 Stakeholders Meeting

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Friday, 28 April 2017 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM WAT On the occasion of World Malaria Day 2017, the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) convened more than 60 business executives and corporate health managers, along with technical experts, government officials and program implementers, for a stakeholders meeting hosted by ExxonMobil in Lagos, Nigeria. The meeting offered participants a … Read More

Ian MatthewsEvent Takeaways | World Malaria Day 2017 Stakeholders Meeting

CAMA Releases New Report: Mobilizing Nigeria’s Private Sector for Malaria Control & Elimination

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

On the occasion of World Malaria Day 2017, the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) convened more than 60 business executives and corporate health managers, along with technical experts, government officials and program implementers. As part of this meeting, CAMA launched a new report entitled: Mobilizing Nigeria’s Private Sector for Malaria Control & Elimination. The report provides insights for … Read More

Ian MatthewsCAMA Releases New Report: Mobilizing Nigeria’s Private Sector for Malaria Control & Elimination

#GBCtalksmalaria with Julie Essiam, Ecobank

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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

Ian Matthews#GBCtalksmalaria with Julie Essiam, Ecobank

#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