A Private Sector Guide to the Global Fund’s New Funding Model

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria launched its new funding model (NFM) in 2013. The NFM was designed to ensure that Global Fund grants reach areas of greatest need and achieve the highest possible impact against the three diseases. The process countries undertake to develop programs and access funding was re-designed to be more inclusive, predictable and … Read More

Nisa PatelA Private Sector Guide to the Global Fund’s New Funding Model

IAC 2014 Highlights Private Sector Action on AIDS

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July 20-25, 2014 | Melbourne, Australia The 20th International AIDS Conference (IAC), themed Stepping up the Pace, presented new scientific knowledge and many opportunities for structured dialogue on the major issues facing the global response to HIV. The conference also provided an opportunity to highlight the HIV epidemic in the Asia-Pacific region, with high-level speakers including former U.S. President Bill … Read More

Nisa PatelIAC 2014 Highlights Private Sector Action on AIDS

Latest report in RBM’s Progress & Impact Series launches at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

Margaret ArbogastNews

In the margins of the annual High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York, RBM gathered health and development leaders from the UN and diplomatic communities to launch the latest report in its Progress & Impact Series to help assess progress towards targets set out in the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP) and the … Read More

Margaret ArbogastLatest report in RBM’s Progress & Impact Series launches at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

GBCHealth Honors Laerdal’s Commitment to Maternal and Newborn Health

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25 June 2014 – Laerdal Global Health was today announced as the 2014 winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Business Leadership Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Health, GBCHealth’s most prestigious honor. The award recognizes Laerdal Global Health’s exceptional contribution to the health of hundreds of thousands of mothers and babies across the developing world. Eremine Kabanshi, Minister of Community … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Honors Laerdal’s Commitment to Maternal and Newborn Health

Meet the Private Sector Representatives to the RBM Board

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The PSMC recently elected Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) to the RBM Board for a two-year term beginning May 2014. Hear the new PSRs’ priorities and perspectives on RBM and the global malaria landscape. Jon Pender, Board Member; Vice President, IP & Access, Global Health, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Lisa Goldman-Van Nostrand, Board Member; Strategic Advisor, Sumitomo Chemical Nancy Nachbar, Alternate Board Member; … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the Private Sector Representatives to the RBM Board

The Quest for Greater Effectiveness, Efficiency and Patient Value: Integrating Malaria, Maternal and Child Health Programs.

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by Leith Greenslade Malaria – a child survival success story… The fight against malaria has contributed significantly to the decline in child deaths. The World Malaria Report in 2013 found that between 2000 and 2010 three million fewer children died from malaria.  According to UNICEF, malaria now accounts for just 7 percent of all child deaths – an estimated 460,000 … Read More

Nisa PatelThe Quest for Greater Effectiveness, Efficiency and Patient Value: Integrating Malaria, Maternal and Child Health Programs.

The Global Fund’s New Funding Model and Malaria: Your Questions Answered

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by GBCHealth’s Whitney White, Focal Point for the Private Sector Delegation to the Global Fund Launched in March 2014, the Global Fund’s new approach to grant-making offers recipient countries greater predictability and flexibility. During the 2014-2016 allocation period, the Global Fund will allocate $16.38 billion to the fight against the three diseases (read more about the allocations here.) So, how … Read More

Nisa PatelThe Global Fund’s New Funding Model and Malaria: Your Questions Answered

67th World Health Assembly Closes

Margaret ArbogastNews

Taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, from May 19-24, the 67th World Health Assembly led to the adoption of more than twenty resolutions covering issues ranging from antimicrobial drug resistance to universal health coverage. Highlights include decisions on: Efforts to prevent and control non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancers and chronic lung disease, including the establishment of a high-level … Read More

Margaret Arbogast67th World Health Assembly Closes

Roll Back Malaria 26th Board Meeting | May 14-16, Geneva, Switzerland

Margaret ArbogastNews

The Board of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) met for its bi-annual meeting in Geneva on May 14-16. The Board deliberated on a number of issues related to RBM’s operating structure, including its financial and programmatic work plan for 2014 and 2015. The meeting also afforded an opportunity to update Board Members and constituencies on a range of subjects, … Read More

Margaret ArbogastRoll Back Malaria 26th Board Meeting | May 14-16, Geneva, Switzerland

Nancy Wildfeir-Field Appointed President, GBCHealth

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Nancy Wildfeir-Field

NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 – The Board of Directors of GBCHealth announced today that Executive Director Michael Schreiber has decided to depart for a new position as President & Chief Operating Officer, Concern Worldwide U.S., and Nancy Wildfeir-Field is joining GBCHealth as its new President, effective May 28th, 2014. Nancy brings to GBCHealth extensive international experience in both global health and the … Read More

hcoulsonNancy Wildfeir-Field Appointed President, GBCHealth