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

Doing Your Business – Toilets and Health

Nisa PatelNews

by Ian Matthews, Director, GBCHealth World Toilet Day is November 19th. Hopefully you are reading this sitting… at your desk. This year, I found myself recalling an unforgettable campaign UNICEF launched a few years ago in India to encourage kids to use toilets. The Poo2Loo initiative headlined by Mr. Poo and his Poo Dabba Dance was meant to raise awareness … Read More

Nisa PatelDoing Your Business – Toilets and Health

Partner Spotlight | Sanergy

Nisa PatelBlog, News

November 19 is World Toilet Day, a UN-sanctioned global day to raise awareness about the importance of ensuring access to safe and hygienic sanitation for everyone, forever. On November 19, 2011, Sanergy launched its first Fresh Life Toilet in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum. This year, they will be celebrating their five-year anniversary with a network of over 800 Fresh Life Toilets … Read More

Nisa PatelPartner Spotlight | Sanergy

Transparency Can Enhance CSR Impact

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog, News

By Mira Wang, Communications, GBCHealth Transparency is an essential building block of impactful corporate health and development programs. As companies work toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), clarity around motivation and disclosure of both progress and setbacks are fundamental to our collective success. Sharing knowledge in this way enables development programs to generate best practices, allowing new programs to … Read More

Nisa PatelTransparency Can Enhance CSR Impact

Johnson & Johnson: Fostering Innovative Partnerships to Prevent and Treat Obstetric Fistula

Nisa PatelArticle, News

Winner of the 2016 Business Action on Health Award: Women & Girls For more than 20 years, Johnson & Johnson has been working with partners to support and expand programs to prevent and treat obstetric fistula, a traumatic childbirth injury caused by prolonged, obstructed labor. 70% of the more than 2 million cases worldwide remain untreated. Women suffering from the … Read More

Nisa PatelJohnson & Johnson: Fostering Innovative Partnerships to Prevent and Treat Obstetric Fistula