Good Health is Good Business: Business Investing in Health

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

Countries benefit from healthy populations; health is key for economic development. As Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti, explains, “No country can achieve economic development without a physically, mentally and socially fit population.” Health is just as important for the companies that operate within those countries, echoing this sentiment, Aliko Dangote, Founder, Dangote Group, wrote, “to me, business and healthcare … Read More

Ian MatthewsGood Health is Good Business: Business Investing in Health

Panel Discussion: The Role of Business in Ending AIDS by 2030

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During the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, GBCHealth and UNAIDS convened a panel discussion to highlight the imperative to end AIDS in the next 10 years, and to announce the Business Alliance to End AIDS by 2030. The Alliance is a public-private coalition co-hosted by UNAIDS and GBCHealth that brings together leading global and regional companies … Read More

Ian MatthewsPanel Discussion: The Role of Business in Ending AIDS by 2030

Empowering Women & Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

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By Isaiah Owolabi, Project Director & Co-founder, HACEY Health Initiative “I want to have enough money to visit doctors when I want, and where I want.” Adeola, 23, is a graduate of HACEY’s Back on Track program at Ibafo, Ogun State, Nigeria. She is a fashion designer and community health promoter. Her culture, religion or tradition, she says, will not … Read More

Ian MatthewsEmpowering Women & Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

2020: Landmark Year for Women’s Health & Rights

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This year marks a convergence of landmarks in the fight for gender equality. Twenty-five years ago, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was established. This landmark document outlined 12 key urgent actions on behalf of women and girls, towards reaching gender equity globally. Starting on March 9th, the 64th session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take … Read More

Ian Matthews2020: Landmark Year for Women’s Health & Rights

Centering Development Around the World’s Children

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WHO, UNICEF & Lancet report asks whether we’re developing a world fit for future children This year, the global agenda on child health was reignited by an urgent report and call to action by WHO, UNICEF and The Lancet on the importance of keeping child health at the center of all development activities, in order to achieve sustainable progress towards … Read More

Ian MatthewsCentering Development Around the World’s Children

Quiz: Whaddya know about the state of global health as we enter a new decade?

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Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 8 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Information There were many notable reports and breakthroughs in global health in 2019, with even more on the horizon in 2020 and the decade ahead. The 2020’s are being called the Decade of Action. Test your knowledge as we look back on ... Read More
Ian MatthewsQuiz: Whaddya know about the state of global health as we enter a new decade?

Treating Vulnerable Populations in South Africa

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“People who use drugs and children are among the most vulnerable in our society.” These words were shared by Professor Harry Hausler, CEO of TB HIV Care, as a delegation from the Global Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD) visited two of the organization’s programs in South Africa. TB HIV Care puts integrated care at the heart of responding to TB, … Read More

Ian MatthewsTreating Vulnerable Populations in South Africa

The Business Alliance to End AIDS by 2030 is announced at the World Economic Forum

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The Business Alliance to End AIDS by 2030, a public–private coalition co-hosted by GBCHealth and UNAIDS, was announced on January 23rd in Davos, Switzerland, on the margins of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting. The Business Alliance to End AIDS will unite forward-looking companies to strengthen cross-sector collaboration, build on common values and create spaces for effective collaboration. It … Read More

Ian MatthewsThe Business Alliance to End AIDS by 2030 is announced at the World Economic Forum

2019 GBCHealth Year in Review

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2019 was a fast paced and exciting year for GBCHealth; we achieved exciting milestones, such as co-hosting the Africa Business: Health Forum, publishing two reports and a book, launching ABCHealth, signing an Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with the Global Fund, co-hosting three events during UNGA, collaborating with UNAIDs to reignite the business response to HIV/AIDS, and much more. A new … Read More

Ian Matthews2019 GBCHealth Year in Review

The Goal of Zero Malaria is Ours to Seize: Statement on the 2019 World Malaria Report

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Ray Chambers is Chairman of the MCJ Amelior Foundation, WHO Ambassador for Global Strategy, and a Board Director of GBCHealth This article originally appeared on LinkedIn The 2019 World Malaria Report reveals a lucid truth: we can end malaria—and the achievement is ours to seize. However, like all major feats of public health, success will not occur by chance. Great efforts must be … Read More

Ian MatthewsThe Goal of Zero Malaria is Ours to Seize: Statement on the 2019 World Malaria Report