Reimagining the Private Sector’s Role in Health Amid COVID-19

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 Takeaways from the GBCHealth Webinar on HIV, TB, Malaria and COVID-19 COVID-19 is threatening our collective progress towards the eradication of HIV, TB and malaria. A recent report from the Global Fund found that COVID-19 could cause deaths to nearly double in the next 12 months from these diseases. Three-quarters of Global Fund programs alone are experiencing disruptions, along with … Read More

Ian MatthewsReimagining the Private Sector’s Role in Health Amid COVID-19

Discussion with Dr. Lia Tadesse: Ethiopia’s Fight Against COVID-19

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Discussion with Dr. Lia Tadesse: Ethiopia’s Fight Against COVID-19 Dr. Lia Tadesse Gebremedhin is the Minister of Health of Ethiopia. She is an obstetrician and gynecologist with extensive experience in healthcare leadership and hospital administration. She has worked in government, NGOs, academia and leading grant-funded programs.  Dr. Tadesse participated in a discussion with Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global … Read More

Ian MatthewsDiscussion with Dr. Lia Tadesse: Ethiopia’s Fight Against COVID-19

Member Spotlight: Adapting to the Pandemic | Access Bank and CAMA Combat Malaria Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Access Bank, in partnership with the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), supported five Nigerian communities across Oyo, Ogun and Lagos states to rally neighborhood leaders and communities around malaria prevention in advance of this year’s rainy season. While the pandemic is causing concern, there is also a long-standing commitment and understanding that malaria is … Read More

Ian MatthewsMember Spotlight: Adapting to the Pandemic | Access Bank and CAMA Combat Malaria Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Discussion with Peter Sands on The Global Fund and the Private Sector’s Contributions to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19

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Discussion with Peter Sands on The Global Fund and the Private Sector’s Contributions to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19 Peter Sands is the Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. A former Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered PLC, one of the world’s leading international banks, he has been a research fellow at … Read More

Ian MatthewsDiscussion with Peter Sands on The Global Fund and the Private Sector’s Contributions to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19

New Report: The Sustainable Development Goals and COVID-19

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As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, it is clear that the pandemic will have severe impacts on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This unprecedented crisis has implications not only for public health, but for economics, social stability, and national and global politics, and it has wide-ranging effects on the SDGs. The Sustainable Development Report 2020 (SDR) looks at COVID-19 … Read More

Ian MatthewsNew Report: The Sustainable Development Goals and COVID-19

Webinar | Reimagining Commitment to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19: Focus on the Private Sector

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On July 16th, GBCHealth convened a webinar on how the private sector is sustaining its response to HIV, malaria and TB while also working to address the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Hosted in collaboration with the Private Sector Constituency (PSC) to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), this webinar aimed … Read More

Ian MatthewsWebinar | Reimagining Commitment to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19: Focus on the Private Sector

The Private Sector Solution to Fixing Nigeria’s Primary Health System

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An interview with Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede on the launch of new private sector-led initiative Mr. Aig-Imoukheude is Co-Chair of GBCHealth’s Board of Directors, and has been a long-time believer and ardent advocate on issues of responsible business practices, good corporate citizenship and sustainability. His experiences on the board of organizations such as GBCHealth, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Friends of Global Fund … Read More

Ian MatthewsThe Private Sector Solution to Fixing Nigeria’s Primary Health System

GBCHealth Webinar | Reimagining Commitment to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19: Focus on the Private Sector

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The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse the extraordinary gains made in the fight against three critical public health epidemics – HIV, TB and malaria. In 2020 we will likely see increases in deaths and new infections across all three diseases for the first time in many years as health and community systems are overwhelmed, treatment and prevention programs are disrupted, … Read More

Ian MatthewsGBCHealth Webinar | Reimagining Commitment to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19: Focus on the Private Sector

SWEDD: Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 on Girls in the Sahel

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The COVID-19 pandemic is having an especially significant impact on women and girls in the Sahel region. Nearly 12 million girls are temporarily out of school in the subregion. Their return to school is crucial if we want to change society. 13.5 million girls were already at risk of gender-based violence, early marriages and pregnancies, and dropping out of school … Read More

Ian MatthewsSWEDD: Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 on Girls in the Sahel

Can We Leapfrog Once Again With Smart Solutions and Cross-Sector Partnerships?

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A perspective from Michel Lavollay, MD, Founder, PPP Europe The COVID-19 pandemic is imposing itself as the greatest crisis since the Great Depression. It is affecting – and revealing structural socio-economic weaknesses in – all regions of the world. Responding to COVID-19 is not only a question of preparedness, it is fundamentally a question of peace and security, and of … Read More

Ian MatthewsCan We Leapfrog Once Again With Smart Solutions and Cross-Sector Partnerships?