Isaiah Owalabi, CAMA Program Manager, Receives Queen’s Young Leaders Award

Margaret ArbogastNews

GBCHealth’s Atlas Corps Fellow, Isaiah Owolabi, who has been managing the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) for the past year, was honored to receive a Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme discovers, celebrates and supports exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth. Award winners, aged 18-29, are recognized by The Queen for taking the lead … Read More

Margaret ArbogastIsaiah Owalabi, CAMA Program Manager, Receives Queen’s Young Leaders Award

GSK’s malaria candidate vaccine, Mosquirix™ (RTS,S), receives positive opinion from European regulators for the prevention of malaria in young children in sub-Saharan Africa

Margaret ArbogastNews

24 July 2015 | Via GSK WHO will now assess how the world’s first malaria candidate vaccine might be used alongside other tools to prevent malaria GSK announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive scientific opinion for its malaria candidate vaccine MosquirixTM, also known as … Read More

Margaret ArbogastGSK’s malaria candidate vaccine, Mosquirix™ (RTS,S), receives positive opinion from European regulators for the prevention of malaria in young children in sub-Saharan Africa

GBCHealth Announces Health Credit Exchange at Financing for Development in Addis

Margaret ArbogastNews

Alongside its partners, the MDG Health Alliance and Total Impact Advisors, GBCHealth announced the formation of the Health Credit Exchange in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the Third Financing for Development Conference. On Monday, the Exchange was also endorsed by the Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman Every Child (GFF) at their official side event hosted by the Secretary … Read More

Margaret ArbogastGBCHealth Announces Health Credit Exchange at Financing for Development in Addis

2014 Private Sector Delegation’s Annual Report

Nisa PatelNews

Read the PSD’s 2014 Annual Report to learn about the Private Sector Delegation’s contribution to the Global Fund’s mission over the past year. As a member of the Global Fund Board, the PSD was an active voice in the on-going Board debates to shape and prepare for the launch of the new funding model and also contributed to additional major … Read More

Nisa Patel2014 Private Sector Delegation’s Annual Report

Seeking Private Sector Input into the Global Fund’s Future Strategy: Upcoming Consultations for Business

Nisa PatelArticle

The PSD is seeking input from a wide range of Global Fund partners and stakeholders from the business sector into on-going dialogues this year aimed at developing the next Global Fund strategy. The new strategy will cover the five-year period from 2017 to 2021 and will serve as an organizational framework outlining the Fund’s core mission, goals and objectives for … Read More

Nisa PatelSeeking Private Sector Input into the Global Fund’s Future Strategy: Upcoming Consultations for Business

#PPP4Malaria: Partners Take Action to Defeat Malaria

Nisa PatelArticle

On the occasion of World Malaria Day, the Global Fund, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined malaria endemic countries and partners under Roll Back Malaria Partnership’s theme of “Invest in the Future and Defeat Malaria”. As the last World Malaria Day under the MDGs, this year marks a critical … Read More

Nisa Patel#PPP4Malaria: Partners Take Action to Defeat Malaria

PSD Hosts Event to Highlight Private Sector Role in Strengthening Health Systems

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At a recent convening in Geneva, Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul drew attention to opportunities for private sector partners to bring core business expertise to strengthening country health systems. The event, hosted by the PSD on the margins of the 33rd Board meeting in late March, focused on the role that strong health systems play in combatting HIV/AIDS, TB … Read More

Nisa PatelPSD Hosts Event to Highlight Private Sector Role in Strengthening Health Systems

Meet the PSD: Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan and Graeme Robertson

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Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan Head of Sustainability, Corporate Communications, Access Bank Graeme Robertson Director, International Access Operations, Gilead How did Access Bank become involved with the Global Fund? Access Bank has always been fully committed to supporting global efforts at providing innovative solutions to social challenges. To achieve this, partnerships with credible institutions was deemed critical. In 2007, we embarked upon a … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the PSD: Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan and Graeme Robertson

New Board Leadership, Strategy Discussions Take Center Stage at Global Fund 33rd Board Meeting

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The Global Fund’s Board met in Geneva for its 33rd Meeting from March 30-April 1, where questions of new leadership and future strategic direction took center stage. The PSD held its semi-annual pre-Board meeting on March 29 to review and propose positions on the slate of upcoming Board decisions. Representatives from AbbVie, Accenture Development Partnerships, Anglo American, BD, Eli Lilly, … Read More

Nisa PatelNew Board Leadership, Strategy Discussions Take Center Stage at Global Fund 33rd Board Meeting

Here’s What to Know About | Antimicrobial Resistance

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1. How many pigs do people keep in the world? Answer: 2 billion pigs are kept worldwide. At least half of the world’s pigs live in China and 85% are in three regions: China, European Union and US. (Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade. United States Department of Agriculture.)   2. What percentage of antibiotics sold in the U.S. … Read More

Nisa PatelHere’s What to Know About | Antimicrobial Resistance