Looking Back on the 1st Year of the GFATM New Funding Model

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In May 2014, countries submitted concept notes in the first review window of the new approach to grant-making approved by the Board for full implementation just two months earlier. By the end of the year, the Technical Review Panel (TRP) had reviewed 111 concept notes, approximately 43% of all expected country submissions for the 2014-2016 allocation period and representing nearly … Read More

Nisa PatelLooking Back on the 1st Year of the GFATM New Funding Model

Recent Events and GF Results Highlight Global Progress Against the Three Diseases

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On World AIDS Day, the Global Fund announced key programmatic results from Global Fund-supported grant programs in 2014, showing steady gains across indicators, including a 20% scale-up in people on anti-retroviral therapy, a 24% scale-up in bed net distribution, and a 39% scale up in people treated for multi-drug-resistant TB since 2013. Although the results indicate positive signs of progress, … Read More

Nisa PatelRecent Events and GF Results Highlight Global Progress Against the Three Diseases

Meet the PSD: Luisa Engel and Dr. Gerhard Hesse

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Luisa Engel Director of External Relations, (RED) Dr. Gerhard Hesse Head of Global Partnering / Vector Control, Bayer How did (RED) become involved with the Global Fund? The Global Fund is part of (RED)’s DNA. The Fund was established in 2002 but it was struggling to get funding from the corporate sector and because its charter is to be a public-private partnership, it was … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the PSD: Luisa Engel and Dr. Gerhard Hesse

PSD Elections for 2015-2017 Board Member and Alternate Board Member: Call for Applications

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The Private Sector Delegation (PSD) to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is now accepting applications for Board Member and Alternate Board Member positions for the upcoming 2015-2017 term. The PSD Board Member and Alternate Board Member will represent the private sector as a voting constituency to the Global Fund’s governance board for a … Read More

Nisa PatelPSD Elections for 2015-2017 Board Member and Alternate Board Member: Call for Applications

2014 Business Action on Health Awards

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GBCHealth is pleased to have partnered with Global Health Council (GHC) in 2014 to continue recognition of innovation in multi-sector approaches to today’s most pressing health priorities through the Business Action on Health Awards. GBCHealth began presenting the Business Action on Health Awards in 1998 to companies that exemplify a spirit of innovation and help set the agenda for addressing today’s most important global health challenges. GHC has now joined this important effort … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards

2014 Business Action on Health Award Winner for Community Investment: GlaxoSmithKline

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WINNER: GlaxoSmithKline Program: 20% Reinvestment Initiative About the Company: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. GSK products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. About the Community Investment Program: GSK has committed to reinvest 20% of profits made … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Award Winner for Community Investment: GlaxoSmithKline

2014 Business Action on Health Award Winner for Partnerships/Collective Action: Unilever

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WINNER: Unilever Program: Lifebouy: Changing Hand-washing Habits to Save Lives About the Company: Operating in over 190 countries worldwide, Unilever is a global consumer goods company whose products reach 2 billion people every day. Unilever believes that sustainable growth is the only viable form of business growth.About the Community Investment Program: In 2010, the company launched the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan which outlined its ambition to double the size … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Award Winner for Partnerships/Collective Action: Unilever

2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Accenture, Amref Health Africa & Vodafone

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COMMENDED: Accenture, Amref and Vodafone Program: Health Enablement & Learning Platform (HELP)   About the Community Investment Program: In 2012, in an innovative, cross-sectoral partnership Amref health Africa, Accenture and Vodafone (through Safaricom & Mezzanine), working closely with the Ministry of Health, teamed up in Kenya to develop the Health Enablement & Learning Platform (HELP). HELP supports Community Health Workers by providing continuous personalized … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Accenture, Amref Health Africa & Vodafone

2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Cycle Technologies

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COMMENDED: Cycle Technologies Program: Solutions for Unmet Need in Family Planning About the Community Investment Program: Since 2002, Cycle Technologies has partnered with the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University under the Solutions for Unmet Need in Family Planning (SUN-FP) program to provide family planning options that meet the needs of women who are at risk for unplanned pregnancies. Under SUN-FP, Cycle … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Cycle Technologies

2014 Business Action on Health Awards in Community Investment (Commended): Shell Petroleum Development Company

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COMMENDED: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited Program: Obio Community Health Insurance Scheme    About the Community Investment Program: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has operations that include exploration and production of oil and gas onshore and off shore, and gas sales and distribution. Through community investment, Shell has demonstrated commitment to improve quality of life in communities … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards in Community Investment (Commended): Shell Petroleum Development Company