GBCHealth Announces Health Credit Exchange at Financing for Development in Addis

Margaret ArbogastNews

Alongside its partners, the MDG Health Alliance and Total Impact Advisors, GBCHealth announced the formation of the Health Credit Exchange in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the Third Financing for Development Conference. On Monday, the Exchange was also endorsed by the Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman Every Child (GFF) at their official side event hosted by the Secretary … Read More

Margaret ArbogastGBCHealth Announces Health Credit Exchange at Financing for Development in Addis

2014 Private Sector Delegation’s Annual Report

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Read the PSD’s 2014 Annual Report to learn about the Private Sector Delegation’s contribution to the Global Fund’s mission over the past year. As a member of the Global Fund Board, the PSD was an active voice in the on-going Board debates to shape and prepare for the launch of the new funding model and also contributed to additional major … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Private Sector Delegation’s Annual Report

PSD Hosts Event to Highlight Private Sector Role in Strengthening Health Systems

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At a recent convening in Geneva, Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul drew attention to opportunities for private sector partners to bring core business expertise to strengthening country health systems. The event, hosted by the PSD on the margins of the 33rd Board meeting in late March, focused on the role that strong health systems play in combatting HIV/AIDS, TB … Read More

Nisa PatelPSD Hosts Event to Highlight Private Sector Role in Strengthening Health Systems

Meet the PSD: Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan and Graeme Robertson

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Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan Head of Sustainability, Corporate Communications, Access Bank Graeme Robertson Director, International Access Operations, Gilead How did Access Bank become involved with the Global Fund? Access Bank has always been fully committed to supporting global efforts at providing innovative solutions to social challenges. To achieve this, partnerships with credible institutions was deemed critical. In 2007, we embarked upon a … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the PSD: Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan and Graeme Robertson

Here’s What to Know About | Antimicrobial Resistance

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1. How many pigs do people keep in the world? Answer: 2 billion pigs are kept worldwide. At least half of the world’s pigs live in China and 85% are in three regions: China, European Union and US. (Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade. United States Department of Agriculture.)   2. What percentage of antibiotics sold in the U.S. … Read More

Nisa PatelHere’s What to Know About | Antimicrobial Resistance

RBM Partnership Evolves to Align with Sustainable Development Approach

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Reposted from the Roll Back Malaria Partnership | 15 May 2015, Geneva The 28th RBM Board meeting, held on the eve of the World Health Assembly, celebrated the remarkable gains made in the fight against one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases since the establishment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Most notably, the Board noted that: Annual malaria deaths … Read More

Margaret ArbogastRBM Partnership Evolves to Align with Sustainable Development Approach

The Ultimate Investment: Profiles of Corporate Engagement in the Health and Development of Newborns

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GBCHealth and the MDG Health Alliance have released the first-of-its-kind report profiling 48 companies and industry associations investing in saving newborn lives. The 2014 UNICEF Progress Report estimates 2.6 million babies are stillborn and a further 2.8 million do not survive the first four weeks. Despite a 40 percent decline in deaths since 1990, we maintain a slow progress in … Read More

Nisa PatelThe Ultimate Investment: Profiles of Corporate Engagement in the Health and Development of Newborns

2015 GBCHealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards | Apply Before June 19th

Margaret ArbogastNews

GBCHealth and Global Health Council (GHC) are pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015 GBChealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards. These awards highlight the important and innovative contributions of the corporate sector to improving global health outcomes. Among the most coveted honors in the Corporate Social Responsibility arena, the Business Action on Health Awards have been recognizing outstanding private sector global health programs … Read More

Margaret Arbogast2015 GBCHealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards | Apply Before June 19th

Private Sector Makes Case for Shared Value Approach to Health

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Reposted from the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health 5 May 2015 | Johannesburg, South Africa Representatives from 25 leading companies and coalitions including Merck/MSD, Anglo American, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, BD, Nestle, GSMA, GBCHealth, Royal Philips and others participated in the 5th May private sector pre-consultation held ahead ahead of the first Regional African Consultation on the Global … Read More

Margaret ArbogastPrivate Sector Makes Case for Shared Value Approach to Health

Private Sector Pre-Meeting to the Consultation for the UNSG’s Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

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The private sector will convene on Tuesday, 5th of May in Johannesburg, South Africa ahead of the Government of the Republic of South Africa and Every Woman Every Child hosted consultation on the updated Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030). During the private sector side-meeting, participants will provide feedback on their engagement in the Global Strategy to date, identifying successes and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastPrivate Sector Pre-Meeting to the Consultation for the UNSG’s Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health