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July 2019

2nd High-Level Partnership Meeting in Support of SWEDD

July 6, 2019

Organized by: World Bank, UNFPA, WAHO

On 6 July in Niamey, Niger, the World Bank, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the West African Health Organization (WAHO) are hosting a day-long, high-level partnership meeting in support of the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) Project. This meeting will take place on the margins of the regional African Union Summit. This meeting aims to support cross-sector partnerships in SWEDD’s ambitious programmatic expansion. Late last year, GBCHealth supported a successful forum in Abidjan that began the…

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August 2019

CAMA World Mosquito Day 2019 Webinar: Innovative New Approaches to Combat Malaria

August 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Organized by: CAMA

GBCHealth and the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) invite you to join us on Tuesday, August 20 at 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM WAT (10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT) as we discuss Innovative New Approaches to Combat Malaria. Held in observance of World Mosquito Day 2019, this webinar will provide the latest updates on new malaria innovations such as vaccines and vector control tools; discuss progress and challenges of bringing malaria innovations to scale and highlight current opportunities for high-impact…

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September 2019

Unlocking Opportunities, Managing Risks: The Role of Business in ending AIDS

September 23, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Organized by: UNAIDS, GBCHealth

UNAIDS and GBCHealth will be convening a high-level business roundtable to reignite interest in the AIDS response from a business perspective, and establish the foundations for a new business-led initiative to kick off in early 2020. This roundtable will explore the following questions: 1) Why should businesses look at HIV/AIDS through a risk and opportunity lens?; 2) What are companies presently doing to address the challenge?; 3) How can business collaborate with UNAIDS to end AIDS by 2030? Agenda: 4:30-4:35…

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Funding the Future 2.0: the Next Frontier for Financing Models in Health

September 24, 2019 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 am

Organized by: Devex, MSD for Mothers, OPIC, GFF, GBCHealth

Event Overview With only 11 years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, the international community must explore the solutions offered by alternative funding models. This session will convene a group of thought leaders and practitioners to discuss the next frontier for development finance by evaluating what we’ve learned about the current landscape and identifying the steps forward. We’ll take stock of the successes and steps forward in health financing over the past year and will focus on catalyzing ways…

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November 2019

The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

November 12, 2019 - November 14, 2019

Organized by: UNFPA

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, where 179 governments adopted a landmark Programme of Action which set out to empower women and girls for their sake, and for the benefit of their families, communities and nations. We have made incredible gains since then, but too many people are still being left behind. And too many nations have not been able to fully reap the demographic dividend because young people…

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Expert Panel: South-South and Triangular Partnerships to Accelerate the ICPD Promise

November 12, 2019

Organized by: UNFPA

GBCHealth President Nancy Wildfeir-Field will be participating in this panel discussion, taking place during the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. Session time To Be Announced. The Governments of the Republic of Kenya and the Kingdom of Denmark, together with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, are convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25: Accelerating the Promise, as it marks the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the landmark Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) from 12…

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December 2019

Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) Members’ Meeting

December 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Organized by: CAMA

During the meeting, highlights of CAMA’s 2019 impact will be shared, and CAMA’s Strategic Plan for the next three years (2020 – 2022) will be presented. Please contact Ochuko Keyamo-Onyige at okeyamo@gbchealth.org for more information.

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April 2020

Sustaining Malaria Intervention Amid COVID-19: World Malaria Day Webinar

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Organized by: CAMA

The Federal Ministry of Health, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership in Nigeria and the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) are pleased to invite you to a webinar as we discuss how to sustain malaria interventions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Held in observance of World Malaria Day 2020 themed “Zero Malaria Starts with Me” the webinar will bring together high-level speakers from the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), WHO, RBM Partnership and the private sector to discuss Nigeria’s…

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July 2020

Reimagining Commitment to Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria During COVID-19: Focus on the Private Sector

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Organized by: GBCHealth

COVID-19 is threatening our collective progress towards the eradication of HIV, TB and malaria. A recent report from the Global Fund found that COVID-19 could cause deaths to nearly double in the next 12 months from these diseases. Three-quarters of Global Fund programs alone are experiencing disruptions, along with severe disruptions to routine healthcare services in many countries due to lockdowns, diversion of healthcare workforce to the COVID-19 response, disruption of travel and supply chains, and other reasons. These factors…

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August 2020

Emerging Issues and New Tools to Fight Mosquito Borne Diseases in Africa

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Organized by: CAMA

Held in observance of World Mosquito Day 2020, this virtual event presented the state of mosquito-borne diseases in Africa; challenges and strategies for elimination; and the latest updates on new innovations, such as vector control tools to prevent and mitigate health risks associated with mosquito-borne diseases. The webinar brought together over 140 participants from the private sector, international NGOs, academia, government organizations, and communities affected by mosquito-borne diseases. GBCHealth and CAMA partners, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Chevron, The Global Fund to…

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