Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene – A fundamental necessity of primary health services

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Essential Elements in Response to Global Health Care Inequalities By Anthony Rock As global leaders of governments, industry, finance, and development converged on New York City for the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the crisis of global inequality was in sharp focus.  Commitments to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, established in 2015, remain woefully unfulfilled, even as … Read More

Ian MatthewsWater, Sanitation, and Hygiene – A fundamental necessity of primary health services

Global Fund Steps Up the Fight, Exceeding USD 14 Billion Replenishment Target in the Fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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In 2002, the year the Global Fund was founded, the world was a different place. Three diseases, HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, were at their peak and causing millions of deaths per year. Seventeen years later, the Global Fund has established itself as the largest funder of health programs to combat the three diseases in the world. The Global Fund reported … Read More

Ian MatthewsGlobal Fund Steps Up the Fight, Exceeding USD 14 Billion Replenishment Target in the Fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Looking ahead to ICPD25: Partnerships for empowering women & girls

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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 will take place from November 12-14. This summit, recognizing the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, will be co-convened by the governments of Kenya and Denmark as well as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). This year is also the 50th anniversary of UNFPA. The aim of the … Read More

Ian MatthewsLooking ahead to ICPD25: Partnerships for empowering women & girls

Celebrating success of #GlobalAMRChallenge: Year-long initiative to combat growing threat of antibiotic resistance culminates with UNGA event

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According to the CDC, in the U.S. alone, at least 23,000 people die each year from the more than two million resistant infections that occur In September 2016, world leaders convened at the UN General Assembly to discuss antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at a high-level meeting. This represented only the fourth time in history that a health topic has been the … Read More

Ian MatthewsCelebrating success of #GlobalAMRChallenge: Year-long initiative to combat growing threat of antibiotic resistance culminates with UNGA event

Private Sector & Global Fund Collaborate on New Supply Chain Initiative

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Partnership Between the Global Fund and GBCHealth Launched at the Private Sector Side Event of the World Economic Forum on Africa on 5 September 2019 in Cape Town This month, GBCHealth signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Global Fund with the aim of strengthening supply chain management across the globe in cooperation with the members of the Private Sector … Read More

Ian MatthewsPrivate Sector & Global Fund Collaborate on New Supply Chain Initiative

How Global Fund Grants Foster UHC In-Country

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Case Study: Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health, Universal Health Coverage, and the Private Sector in Ethiopia and Morocco By Kaitlyn Rice Universal health coverage (UHC), an integral part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is a unique and ambitious target that embodies progress towards almost every global goal, including health security, economic development and equity. The upcoming … Read More

Ian MatthewsHow Global Fund Grants Foster UHC In-Country

Healthcare in Africa weighs funding options

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Private sector can help overstretched state facilities but experts warn of vested interests By Siona Jenkins in London This article was originally published by the Financial Times Improving the health of people living in Africa is a basic foundation for future prosperity. Yet countries across the continent have access to just 1 per cent of the world’s financial resources for … Read More

Ian MatthewsHealthcare in Africa weighs funding options

Ending AIDS is everyone’s business

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Gunilla Carlsson, UNAIDS Executive Director, a.i. & Nancy Wildfeir-Field, President, GBCHealth Over the past three decades, AIDS has united the international community in a way that no other health crisis has. The disease galvanized grass-roots groups to fight for the human rights of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. AIDS generated new levels of solidarity between the north and the … Read More

Ian MatthewsEnding AIDS is everyone’s business

Private Sector Partners Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Five private sector partners today announced new pledges for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment during the World Economic Forum on Africa. Goodbye Malaria, which is supported by Nando’s, an international restaurant group founded in South Africa, as well as other corporate partners, has pledged R85 million (about US$5.5 million) to the Global Fund to expand a … Read More

Ian MatthewsPrivate Sector Partners Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

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

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Held in honor of World Mosquito Day 2019, this webinar provided the latest updates on new malaria innovations such as vaccines and vector control tools, the progress and challenges of bringing malaria innovations to scale, and current opportunities for high-impact private sector involvement. There were a total of 52 participants on the call representing international NGOs, academia, government organizations and … Read More

Ian MatthewsEvent Takeaway: CAMA World Mosquito Day 2019 Webinar | Innovative New Approaches to Combat Malaria