2014 Business Action on Health Awards

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GBCHealth is pleased to have partnered with Global Health Council (GHC) in 2014 to continue recognition of innovation in multi-sector approaches to today’s most pressing health priorities through the Business Action on Health Awards. GBCHealth began presenting the Business Action on Health Awards in 1998 to companies that exemplify a spirit of innovation and help set the agenda for addressing today’s most important global health challenges. GHC has now joined this important effort … Read More

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2014 Business Action on Health Award Winner for Community Investment: GlaxoSmithKline

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WINNER: GlaxoSmithKline Program: 20% Reinvestment Initiative About the Company: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. GSK products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. About the Community Investment Program: GSK has committed to reinvest 20% of profits made … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Award Winner for Community Investment: GlaxoSmithKline

2014 Business Action on Health Award Winner for Partnerships/Collective Action: Unilever

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WINNER: Unilever Program: Lifebouy: Changing Hand-washing Habits to Save Lives About the Company: Operating in over 190 countries worldwide, Unilever is a global consumer goods company whose products reach 2 billion people every day. Unilever believes that sustainable growth is the only viable form of business growth.About the Community Investment Program: In 2010, the company launched the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan which outlined its ambition to double the size … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Award Winner for Partnerships/Collective Action: Unilever

2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Accenture, Amref Health Africa & Vodafone

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COMMENDED: Accenture, Amref and Vodafone Program: Health Enablement & Learning Platform (HELP)   About the Community Investment Program: In 2012, in an innovative, cross-sectoral partnership Amref health Africa, Accenture and Vodafone (through Safaricom & Mezzanine), working closely with the Ministry of Health, teamed up in Kenya to develop the Health Enablement & Learning Platform (HELP). HELP supports Community Health Workers by providing continuous personalized … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Accenture, Amref Health Africa & Vodafone

2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Cycle Technologies

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COMMENDED: Cycle Technologies Program: Solutions for Unmet Need in Family Planning About the Community Investment Program: Since 2002, Cycle Technologies has partnered with the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University under the Solutions for Unmet Need in Family Planning (SUN-FP) program to provide family planning options that meet the needs of women who are at risk for unplanned pregnancies. Under SUN-FP, Cycle … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Cycle Technologies

2014 Business Action on Health Awards in Community Investment (Commended): Shell Petroleum Development Company

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COMMENDED: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited Program: Obio Community Health Insurance Scheme    About the Community Investment Program: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has operations that include exploration and production of oil and gas onshore and off shore, and gas sales and distribution. Through community investment, Shell has demonstrated commitment to improve quality of life in communities … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards in Community Investment (Commended): Shell Petroleum Development Company

2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Association Saúde Crianca

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COMMENDED: Association Saúde Crianca Program: Saúde Criança/Brazil Child Health   About the Community Investment Program: Saúde Criança’s pioneering approach to healthcare is based on the idea that in addition to biological factors, diseases in low-income contexts stem from social ills associated with poverty. The families in this program are given a customized two-year Family Action Plan that outlines major goals the family should aim … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards (Commended): Association Saúde Crianca

Join GBCHealth and Global Health Council in the Presentation of the 2014 Business Action on Health Awards at the Global Health Leadership Series Symposium | Register Today!

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  Limited tickets remain for the inaugural symposium of Global Health Council’s Global Health Leadership Series,The Future of Global Health: Defining the Multi-Sector Landscape Symposium and the 2014 Business Action on Health Awards ceremony, taking place on December 10. During the symposium, unique breakout sessions will explore the complexities and challenges of multi-sector partnerships in the global health space: What frameworks and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastJoin GBCHealth and Global Health Council in the Presentation of the 2014 Business Action on Health Awards at the Global Health Leadership Series Symposium | Register Today!

Seeking Private Sector Input: Consultations for the New Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman Every Child

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The Global Finance Facility (GFF) was proposed at a high-level “Every Woman Every Child” event during the 69th UN General Assembly in New York, as a new instrument to build long-term domestic and international funding commitments for women’s and children’s health. The GFF Working Group has requested the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) to co-ordinate a wide-ranging … Read More

Nisa PatelSeeking Private Sector Input: Consultations for the New Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman Every Child

The Latest 2014 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Reports

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As we near the final year marker for the Millennium Development Goals, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Countdown to 2015: Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, and the Independent Expert Review Group have released reports on the current progress of health programming to reduce the burden of death and disease, the gaps in programming, financing and infrastructure, and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastThe Latest 2014 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Reports