Insights: Optimizing Supply Chains to Empower Women and Girls

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By: Rebecca Fishman Overview In the developing world, approximately 214 million women and girls who want to avoid getting pregnant are not using safe and effective family planning methods. In large part, this is due to barriers that limit access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) information, services, and products. These barriers persist across Africa, particularly for young … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInsights: Optimizing Supply Chains to Empower Women and Girls

Awards: Business Action on Health Award goes to Hippo Valley Estates for Workplace Engagement

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GBCHealth’s Business Action on Health Awards recognize corporate leadership and commitment to improving global health through the implementation of high-impact, evidence-based health programs. GBCHealth congratulates Hippo Valley Estates Ltd. for Wellness and Disease Management, the winner of this year’s Business Action on Health Award for Workplace and Workforce Engagement. About Workplace and Workforce Engagement When Ambassador Richard Holbrooke helped found … Read More

Alyssa GovindanAwards: Business Action on Health Award goes to Hippo Valley Estates for Workplace Engagement

Innovations in Global Health: Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana

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Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana In regions where health infrastructure is subpar, one efficient substitute to building hospitals is to implement mobile medical clinics (MMCs). These mobile clinics offer patients a way to access medical care when hospitals or health services are not easily accessible or available. Compared to building traditional brick-and-mortar hospitals, it … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInnovations in Global Health: Primary Mobile Med International Helps Open 3,000 Medical Clinics Across Ghana

Events: CAMA Partners to Discuss Malaria Control in Lagos

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To mark World Malaria Day, Corporate Alliance on Malaria (CAMA) will convene a group of key stakeholders to discuss malaria control and prevention efforts in Nigeria and across Africa. The forum, Accelerating Investment to Bring Malaria to Zero, will bring together business leaders, state and national governments and development partners to discuss strategies to increase malaria investments and efforts to … Read More

Alyssa GovindanEvents: CAMA Partners to Discuss Malaria Control in Lagos

Insights: Easing the Pain: Palliative Care in the Developing World

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By: Alyssa Govindan “The enormous gap between need and availability of opioid analgesics is growing and is increasingly skewed against people living in poverty.”- The Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief What is palliative care?                                                … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInsights: Easing the Pain: Palliative Care in the Developing World

Partner Spotlight: Can Cancer Get Worse? Depends Where you Live

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As World Cancer Day approaches on February 4th, the global community prepares again to raise awareness of prevention and treatment efforts for these horrible diseases that kills so many. It may seem as though we all know someone who has been affected directly by cancer. People living in developed countries are constantly reminded of dangerous exposures, the need for screenings … Read More

Alyssa GovindanPartner Spotlight: Can Cancer Get Worse? Depends Where you Live

Innovations in Global Health: Greenmash: Utilizing Data to Better Fight Disease

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NGOs in low resource countries face numerous challenges in launching, monitoring and evaluating programs. Often data collection and data quality issues affect everything from accurately identifying community needs to creating appropriate response strategies. Once programs are launched, there is little to no visibility into the program, making timely monitoring and adjustments impossible. When the final program data is collected and … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInnovations in Global Health: Greenmash: Utilizing Data to Better Fight Disease

Event: The Global Fund Explores Innovative Finance for Health

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On November 13th, the Private Sector Constituency to the Global Fund Board hosted a discussion on “Opportunities in Innovative Financing for Health” on the sidelines of the 38th Board Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malaria. The Global Fund is the largest financing institution in global health, having funded programs that have saved more than 22 … Read More

Alyssa GovindanEvent: The Global Fund Explores Innovative Finance for Health

A New Year Brings New Challenges and New Opportunities

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Dear Friends and Colleagues, As the New Year gets underway, we are grateful for the immense support and dedication our partners have shown us over the last year. Together, as a global health community, we made significant progress in 2017 – renewing commitments to TB and intensifying efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance. 2017 also brought changes in global leadership at … Read More

Alyssa GovindanA New Year Brings New Challenges and New Opportunities

#GBCtalksCSR Interview Series – IBM

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David Raper IBM’s Lead, Corporate Citizenship Asia Pacific and Greater China Group In this high-level interview series, we speak to a handful of corporate leaders to probe how they plan and execute CSR programs and how they are utilizing their core business skills and resources to impact individuals and communities. 1. How do you think IBM’s CSR policies reflect the … Read More

Alyssa Govindan#GBCtalksCSR Interview Series – IBM