GBCHealth Announces Changes & Future Direction for 2014

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GBCHealth announced today a series of changes in how we engage with member companies and organizations and in the focus of our work. For 2014, GBCHealth will shift away from a membership model funded by annual dues. In addition, GBCHealth will sharpen our focus on engaging the private sector in attaining the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and informing the … Read More

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Action Plan Calls for More Partnerships to Fight Malaria

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The Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched last month the “Multisectoral Action Framework for Malaria,” a plan that calls for greater coordinated action among different development sectors to fight malaria. The plan examines the social and economic determinants of malaria and sets out a roadmap for a more integrated response across the public … Read More

Zhelin LuoAction Plan Calls for More Partnerships to Fight Malaria

GBCHealth Releases 2012 Annual Report that Highlights Year’s Achievements

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GBCHealth today released its 2012 annual report. The report highlights GBCHealth’s many achievements from the year, which include: Mobilizing companies to help prevent child diarrhea deaths through a new Mining Compact for Child Health Developing a workplace diabetes education and awareness program for companies in China Launching, with UNAIDS and Levi Strauss & Co., a CEO pledge opposing HIV travel … Read More

Zhelin LuoGBCHealth Releases 2012 Annual Report that Highlights Year’s Achievements

Call for Companies to Join the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact

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Companies are invited to join the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact in advance of a September 23rd nutrition event occurring alongside the UN General Assembly meetings. The compact captures commitments made at a June 8th event hosted in London by the UK and Brazillian governments and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, which aimed to reduce stunting and undernutrition globally. The … Read More

Zhelin LuoCall for Companies to Join the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact

Help Spread “Child Health Now” Message for UN General Assembly Leaders

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The Child Health Now campaign invites GBCHealth members and supporters to take part in an outreach campaign to call on world leaders at the UN General Assembly to end poverty. The mobilization, led by GBCHealth member World Vision,  between 4-10 September 2013 ahead of the upcoming UN General Assembly in New York City, will call on world leaders to “Close … Read More

Zhelin LuoHelp Spread “Child Health Now” Message for UN General Assembly Leaders

Jhpiego gets $3 Million Gates Grant for Contraceptive Implants Access

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded GBCHealth member Jhpiego a grant of nearly $3 million to expand access to contraceptive implants around the world over the next two years. The project, “Accelerating Scale-up of Implants,” will enable Jhpiego to fast-track efforts to introduce and strengthen high-quality family planning services by building capacity, improving health providers’ skills with implants … Read More

Zhelin LuoJhpiego gets $3 Million Gates Grant for Contraceptive Implants Access

GBCHealth Reappointed Global Fund Focal Point

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July 9, 2013 – GBCHealth announced today its reappointment to a three-year term as the Focal Point for the Private Sector Constituency to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. GBCHealth has served in this role since 2006. As Focal Point, GBCHealth orchestrates the Private Sector Delegation (PSD) to the Global Fund Board, and partners closely … Read More

Zhelin LuoGBCHealth Reappointed Global Fund Focal Point

Linkages between Malaria and Agriculture

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Introduction The connections between agriculture and health are major and go both ways. Good health enhances agricultural productivity, and the intake of nutritious plant-based foods supports good health. Governments and corporations recognize the relevance of agriculture to maintain food security and generate economic benefits. Expansion of agricultural practices such as irrigation farming, use of chemical fertilizer and biotechnology farming, have … Read More

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Private Sector and PMI Join Forces, Strengthen Angola’’s Capacity to Control Mosquitoes

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Luanda, Angola – Top global companies and the President’s Malaria Initiative are working with the Government of Angola on an intensive technical training program to arm the country’s malaria fighters with state-of-the-art mosquito surveillance and vector control techniques. By aiding the sharing of these comprehensive technical skills and best practices in mosquito monitoring and evaluation, as well as providing training on … Read More

hcoulsonPrivate Sector and PMI Join Forces, Strengthen Angola’’s Capacity to Control Mosquitoes