World Malaria Day 2019 Shines Light on Urgent Need for Continued Investment

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

Today, April 25th, is World Malaria Day (WMD). It is a chance to take a breath and take stock of the state of the fight against malaria. We have numerous examples of successful collaborations between governments and industry, which lay the groundwork for strengthening these efforts and set a blueprint for novel initiatives. In light of the worrying trends in … Read More

Ian MatthewsWorld Malaria Day 2019 Shines Light on Urgent Need for Continued Investment

World Malaria Day: Refocusing Strategies to Eliminate Malaria

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

By Ochuko Keyamo-Onyige, Country Manager, GBCHealth CAMA Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) suffers by far the greatest malaria burden worldwide; malaria is so common in SSA that the average person sees it as an inevitable part of their existence, and the statistics are as stark as they come. According to the 2018 World Malaria Report, the global response to malaria has stalled, … Read More

Ian MatthewsWorld Malaria Day: Refocusing Strategies to Eliminate Malaria

Saving lives in times of trouble—Aid for AIDS interventions in Venezuela

Ian MatthewsArticle, Interview, News

Daniel Mora-Brito, Senior Manager and Focal Point to the Global Fund Board Private Sector Delegation (PSD) Since its founding in 1996, the New York-based international NGO Aid for AIDS has become a beacon of hope for thousands of people around the globe. Jesús Aguais, its founder and Executive Director, is a force of nature whose dedication to save the lives of … Read More

Ian MatthewsSaving lives in times of trouble—Aid for AIDS interventions in Venezuela

Global Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD) Advocacy Efforts & Leadership Changes Ahead of Replenishment

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

Global Fund PSD advocates for increased funding from U.S. Congress In advance of the 6th Global Fund Replenishment Conference this October in Lyon, France, PSD representatives visited with nine Congressional offices last month, most of which represent key appropriators in the House of Representatives and Senate, to advocate for an increased pledge to the Global Fund by the U.S. government. … Read More

Ian MatthewsGlobal Fund Private Sector Delegation (PSD) Advocacy Efforts & Leadership Changes Ahead of Replenishment

Vital Progress for Women’s Economic Empowerment in West & Central Africa Demonstrates Need for Continued Investment

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

Vital Progress for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sahel Demonstrates Value of Continued Investment The Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD), a regional initiative launched in 2015, remains one of UNFPA WCARO’s remarkable success stories. “Investing in human capital will determine whether or not Africa is able to acquire human capital that is commensurate with its desire for emergence,” said … Read More

Ian MatthewsVital Progress for Women’s Economic Empowerment in West & Central Africa Demonstrates Need for Continued Investment

ExxonMobil Leveraging the Power of Soccer to Educate and Mobilize Youth to Overcome Their Greatest Health Challenges

Svetlana KouzminaNews

ExxonMobil supports a wide range of prevention, treatment, research and advocacy programs to end death from malaria, and partners with the world’s leading organizations that work on the frontlines in the fight against malaria. As one of ExxonMobil’s partners, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) uses the convening power of soccer to educate young people in Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique and Papua New … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaExxonMobil Leveraging the Power of Soccer to Educate and Mobilize Youth to Overcome Their Greatest Health Challenges

Dangote Industries Limited Staff Malaria Program

Svetlana KouzminaNews

Using workplace as an effective delivery vehicle for malaria and other health issues to inform and influence employee behavior In support of the Dangote Group Malaria Prevention and Control Policy, Aliko Dangote Foundation, is implementing an annual Malaria Training Program for its employees and contractors in Nigeria. This is aimed at increasing awareness, prevention and control of malaria, reducing related … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaDangote Industries Limited Staff Malaria Program

Access Bank ‘Malaria to Zero’ Initiative

Svetlana KouzminaNews

The ‘Malaria-to-Zero’ initiative is an unprecedented platform for pooling the resources and capabilities of the organized private sector, to strategically build synergies to generate impact at scale, complementing the Nigerian government’s effort to achieve its malaria pre-elimination goals by 2020. The long-term goal of the ‘Malaria to Zero’ initiative is a Malaria Free Nigeria by 2040. The vision of the … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaAccess Bank ‘Malaria to Zero’ Initiative

ABCHealth: Mobilizing African Business to Change the Face of Health in Africa

Svetlana KouzminaNews

GBCHealth, Aliko Dangote Foundation and the UN Economic Commission for Africa jointly hosted the inaugural Africa Business: Health Forum on the margins of the 32nd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on February 12, 2019. The Forum was attended by nearly 350 participants; It brought together leaders from government and business with a strong appeal for greater collaboration between … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaABCHealth: Mobilizing African Business to Change the Face of Health in Africa

Engaging the Private Sector To Eliminate Malaria

Svetlana KouzminaNews

By Ochuko Keyamo-Onyige, CAMA Country Manager Malaria has a devastating impact not only on the health and wellbeing of people across Africa and around the world, but also on economic growth and stability. As a result, the disease is increasingly presenting itself as both a responsibility and financial consideration for businesses concerned about their workers, consumers and communities where they … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaEngaging the Private Sector To Eliminate Malaria