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

Call for Applications: 2017-2019 Global Fund PSD Board Member and Alternate Board Member Elections

Margaret ArbogastNews

The Private Sector Delegation (PSD) to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is now accepting applications for Board Member and Alternate Board Member positions for the upcoming 2017-2019 term. The PSD Board Member and Alternate Board Member will represent the private sector as a voting constituency to the Global Fund’s governance board for a … Read More

Margaret ArbogastCall for Applications: 2017-2019 Global Fund PSD Board Member and Alternate Board Member Elections

A New Year’s Call to Action from Nancy Wildfeir-Field

Nisa PatelArticle, News

Dear Friends and Colleagues, In 2016, GBCHealth achieved a significant milestone – 15 years of mobilizing business action to improve health across the globe. We have been humbled over the years by the overwhelming commitment of time, expertise and resources from each of you, the changemakers we count as partners and colleagues. As one of our founders Ted Turner remarked … Read More

Nisa PatelA New Year’s Call to Action from Nancy Wildfeir-Field

Ted Turner Congratulates GBCHealth on 15 Years of Mobilizing Business Action on Health

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog, News

Dear GBCHealth and Partners, GBCHealth has reached a significant milestone – 15 years of mobilizing business action to improve health across the globe. I want to congratulate both the organization and its partners for their commitments and their impact on important health issues. In 1998, I created the United Nations Foundation to support the United Nations’ life-saving and life-changing work. … Read More

Nisa PatelTed Turner Congratulates GBCHealth on 15 Years of Mobilizing Business Action on Health