Major Decisions Made at 31st Global Fund Board Meeting

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria held its Board meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 3-7. Members of the Board and their delegations met to finalize key elements for the launch of the new funding model (NFM). The Board approved six interlinked decisions that will allow the immediate roll out of the NFM, with a total allocation of $15.77 … Read More

hcoulsonMajor Decisions Made at 31st Global Fund Board Meeting

Business Leaders Call for Corporate Action at GBCHealth Event in India

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On the eve of Children’s Day in India and with less than 780 days to the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) deadline, business and health leaders called on companies to accelerate achievement of the health-related MDGs by investing in women and children’s health and water, sanitation and hygiene. At a day-long, business forum entitled Reaching the Health Millennium Development Goals: The Critical Role of … Read More

hcoulsonBusiness Leaders Call for Corporate Action at GBCHealth Event in India

Vale Announces New Partnership with Global Fund

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GBCHealth supporter Vale has announced a new partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Brazilian-based metals and mining company is contributing $3 million over 2013-2015, marking the first time a Latin American company has made a direct contribution to the Global Fund. Vale’s donation will help support malaria programs in Mozambique and Malawi. The company … Read More

Nisa PatelVale Announces New Partnership with Global Fund

Fourth Replenishment Conference Raises $12 Billion for the Global Fund

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On December 2nd and 3rd, the U.S. Government hosted world leaders in Washington, DC for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s Fourth Replenishment Conference entitled, “No Time to Lose: Sharing the Responsibility to Save Lives.” Over the course of the two days, government and private sector donors pledged to commit a combined US$ 12 billion to fund Global … Read More

Nisa PatelFourth Replenishment Conference Raises $12 Billion for the Global Fund

GBCHealth Announces Changes & Future Direction for 2014

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GBCHealth announced today a series of changes in how we engage with member companies and organizations and in the focus of our work. For 2014, GBCHealth will shift away from a membership model funded by annual dues. In addition, GBCHealth will sharpen our focus on engaging the private sector in attaining the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and informing the … Read More

hcoulsonGBCHealth Announces Changes & Future Direction for 2014

Action Plan Calls for More Partnerships to Fight Malaria

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The Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched last month the “Multisectoral Action Framework for Malaria,” a plan that calls for greater coordinated action among different development sectors to fight malaria. The plan examines the social and economic determinants of malaria and sets out a roadmap for a more integrated response across the public … Read More

Zhelin LuoAction Plan Calls for More Partnerships to Fight Malaria

GBCHealth Releases 2012 Annual Report that Highlights Year’s Achievements

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GBCHealth today released its 2012 annual report. The report highlights GBCHealth’s many achievements from the year, which include: Mobilizing companies to help prevent child diarrhea deaths through a new Mining Compact for Child Health Developing a workplace diabetes education and awareness program for companies in China Launching, with UNAIDS and Levi Strauss & Co., a CEO pledge opposing HIV travel … Read More

Zhelin LuoGBCHealth Releases 2012 Annual Report that Highlights Year’s Achievements

Call for Companies to Join the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact

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Companies are invited to join the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact in advance of a September 23rd nutrition event occurring alongside the UN General Assembly meetings. The compact captures commitments made at a June 8th event hosted in London by the UK and Brazillian governments and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, which aimed to reduce stunting and undernutrition globally. The … Read More

Zhelin LuoCall for Companies to Join the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact

Help Spread “Child Health Now” Message for UN General Assembly Leaders

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The Child Health Now campaign invites GBCHealth members and supporters to take part in an outreach campaign to call on world leaders at the UN General Assembly to end poverty. The mobilization, led by GBCHealth member World Vision,  between 4-10 September 2013 ahead of the upcoming UN General Assembly in New York City, will call on world leaders to “Close … Read More

Zhelin LuoHelp Spread “Child Health Now” Message for UN General Assembly Leaders

Jhpiego gets $3 Million Gates Grant for Contraceptive Implants Access

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded GBCHealth member Jhpiego a grant of nearly $3 million to expand access to contraceptive implants around the world over the next two years. The project, “Accelerating Scale-up of Implants,” will enable Jhpiego to fast-track efforts to introduce and strengthen high-quality family planning services by building capacity, improving health providers’ skills with implants … Read More

Zhelin LuoJhpiego gets $3 Million Gates Grant for Contraceptive Implants Access