#GBCtalksmalaria Interview Series

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

Tremendous progress has been made in the fight to end malaria. Seventeen countries have reduced malaria cases to the point where it is no longer endemic – and eight of these have fully eliminated malaria. Since 2000, malaria prevention and treatment programs have saved an estimated 4.3 million lives. Companies have helped to both accelerate this progress and shape malaria … Read More

Ian Matthews#GBCtalksmalaria Interview Series

Corporate Leadership in the Fight to End Malaria

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

Tremendous progress has been made in the fight to end malaria. Seventeen countries have reduced malaria cases to the point where it is no longer endemic – and eight of these have fully eliminated malaria. Since 2000, malaria prevention and treatment programs have saved an estimated 4.3 million lives. Companies have helped to both accelerate this progress and shape malaria … Read More

Ian MatthewsCorporate Leadership in the Fight to End Malaria

World TB Day 2017 – Unite to End TB

Margaret ArbogastNews

World TB Day is held each year on March 24th and aims to build public awareness for action against tuberculosis, a disease which despite being curable, remains a destructive epidemic in much of the world. This year, we commemorate the 135th anniversary of Dr Robert Koch’s announcement in 1882 of his discovery of the TB bacillus, the cause of tuberculosis. … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld TB Day 2017 – Unite to End TB

Joining Global Forces to End TB

Ian MatthewsNews

Today, March 24th, is World TB Day. World TB Day commemorates the day that Dr. Robert Koch announced his startling discovery of the cause of tuberculosis (TB). The discovery was a breakthrough and brought new hope to sufferers. More than 130 years on, it remains the world’s leading infectious killer. 1.8 million people worldwide died from the disease in 2015, … Read More

Ian MatthewsJoining Global Forces to End TB

Opinion: Impacts of the Global Gag Rule

Ian MatthewsNews

By: Preethi Sundaram, Policy and Advocacy Adviser, IPPF Over the last two decades, we have seen enormous and exciting advances in terms of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls. From an increased policy focus on rights, to significant drops in maternal mortality, to increased uptake of family planning and more girls in secondary schools, we … Read More

Ian MatthewsOpinion: Impacts of the Global Gag Rule

Whadaya Know About | TB

Margaret ArbogastBlog, News

Each year on March 24th, we celebrate World TB Day. Although tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, it remains one of the top ten causes of death in the world.

Margaret ArbogastWhadaya Know About | TB

Pioneering Innovations in Partnership to Control TB

Ian MatthewsNews

    CONTEXT PATH has completed more than three decades in India and is recognized as a valuable partner in improving health and saving lives through innovation, creativity and collaborations with local partners. PATH’s current role in India focuses on bringing technical know-how for improving health and then helping to apply these results in communities across the country. PATH supports … Read More

Ian MatthewsPioneering Innovations in Partnership to Control TB

Webinar Takeaways | Opportunities for the Private Sector to Support Family Planning with UNFPA Supplies

Ian MatthewsNews

  GBCHealth, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), hosted a webinar on March 1 to discuss how private sector expertise, networks and resources can support family planning and improve access to reproductive health services with UNFPA Supplies. The speakers discussed the importance of partnership to the success of family planning initiatives and the considerable return on investment … Read More

Ian MatthewsWebinar Takeaways | Opportunities for the Private Sector to Support Family Planning with UNFPA Supplies

Poll: Who should be the next WHO Director-General?

Margaret ArbogastNews

A new Director-General for the WHO will be voted on by UN Member States at the Seventieth World Health Assembly in May. It is the first year that the vote is open to the organization’s entire 194 country membership instead of just the Executive Board. Following in this spirit of transparency, we at GBCHealth thought it might be interesting to offer … Read More

Margaret ArbogastPoll: Who should be the next WHO Director-General?

Business and the Effort to Leave No One Behind

Ian MatthewsNews

By Mabingue Ngom, Regional Director West Africa, UNFPA For years too many of us striving to improve the lives of fellow Africans have picked their focus – education or health, babies or mothers – and channeled their efforts in one direction. But in 2015, politicians and development partners came together and agreed it’s time for a new approach. Our work … Read More

Ian MatthewsBusiness and the Effort to Leave No One Behind