#GBCtalksAMR Interview Series

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With the release in May of the final report and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, GBCHealth has convened a group of global leaders to discuss the potential impact of AMR and their priorities for immediate action. Each of the recommendations included is essential to support the development of systems to effectively withstand the threat of AMR. Yet, there … Read More

Nisa Patel#GBCtalksAMR Interview Series

#GBCtalksAMR with David Barash, Executive Director, Global Health Portfolio & Chief Medical Officer at GE Foundation

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Dr. David M. Barash Executive Director, Global Health Portfolio & Chief Medical Officer, GE Foundation With the release in May of the final report and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, GBCHealth has convened a group of global leaders to discuss the potential impact of AMR and their priorities for immediate action. The #GBCtalksAMR series, which will be published … Read More

Nisa Patel#GBCtalksAMR with David Barash, Executive Director, Global Health Portfolio & Chief Medical Officer at GE Foundation

#GBCtalksAMR with Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Special Envoy for the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance

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Dr. Nafsiah Mboi Special Envoy Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance With the release in May of the final report and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, GBCHealth has convened a group of global leaders to discuss the potential impact of AMR and their priorities for immediate action. The #GBCtalksAMR series, which will be published over the next three weeks … Read More

Nisa Patel#GBCtalksAMR with Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Special Envoy for the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance

Human Health Faces Increasing Threats From the Environment We Live In

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By Mira Wang, Communications Support, GBCHealth  One of the highlights of the UN General Assembly meeting last week was the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement by 61 nations. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declared: “I am confident that, by the time I leave office, the Paris Agreement will have entered into force. This will be a major achievement for multilateralism.” … Read More

Nisa PatelHuman Health Faces Increasing Threats From the Environment We Live In

A Global Discussion on Antimicrobial Resistance: An Interview Series

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by Ian Matthews, Director, GBCHealth With the release in May of the final report and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, GBCHealth has convened a group of global leaders to discuss the potential impact of AMR and their priorities for immediate action. The interview series, which will be published over the next three weeks, is intended to supplement the … Read More

Nisa PatelA Global Discussion on Antimicrobial Resistance: An Interview Series

Private Sector Doubles Contribution to Global Fund

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Last week, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria hosted its Fifth Replenishment Conference where government and private sector partners pledged a total of $12.9 billion for 2017-2019. This replenishment was particularly noteworthy for its inaugural commitments – such as a $10 million pledge from the Government of Qatar – and pledges from African countries and companies. Kenya and South Africa pledged … Read More

Nisa PatelPrivate Sector Doubles Contribution to Global Fund

Access Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

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Last month, Access Bank became the first African bank to receive the Outstanding Business Sustainability Award at the 2016 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance awards in Germany. Recognizing “outstanding success in incorporating economic, social and environmental aspects in the corporate strategy and business processes,” the award applauds Access Bank for its role in leading Nigeria’s financial sustainability efforts, empowering women to access … Read More

Nisa PatelAccess Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

Case Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care

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This month, GBCHealth is featuring a partnership between Jacaranda Health and Johnson & Johnson, which utilized mobile technology to provide Kenyan mothers with important maternal health information and resources. Introduction Surveys indicate that women in Kenya do not seek maternity care as often as they should because of poor and disrespectful experiences with providers. Only 47% of expectant mothers complete … Read More

Nisa PatelCase Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care

GBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards

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GBCHealth is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards in the categories of: Partnerships for Global Health, Community Programs—Focus on Global Health Security, and Workforce & Workplace Engagement. This select group of finalists represents best-in-class initiatives among private sector actors to make the world a safer and healthier place to live. Championing a variety … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards

Scientific Studies | Can You Tell Fact from Fiction?

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Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 6 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Information The quest to find the next blockbuster medical breakthrough has led researchers into some strange territory. We bring to you some of the oddest health studies published in peer-reviewed journals. We aim to make you laugh, think, and above all, appreciate the amazing ... Read More
Nisa PatelScientific Studies | Can You Tell Fact from Fiction?