Interview with Joy Marini on volunteering at a testing center and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 response

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Joy Marini, MS, PA-C, is Director, Women’s Health, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson. Joy is also a Board Director of GBCHealth. She has been volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps during the COVID-19 pandemic in her home state of New Jersey, working at COVID-19 testing sites. Joy spoke with GBCHealth about her experience on the frontlines … Read More

Ian MatthewsInterview with Joy Marini on volunteering at a testing center and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 response

Event Takeaways | Sustaining Malaria Intervention Amid COVID-19: World Malaria Day 2020 Webinar

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Held in advance of World Malaria Day, the webinar featured discussion on the importance of maintaining malaria interventions in the face of COVID-19. Panelists shared insights on the fight against malaria and COVID-19 in Nigeria, and how various sectors can cooperate to mobilize resources and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fight against malaria. The webinar brought … Read More

Ian MatthewsEvent Takeaways | Sustaining Malaria Intervention Amid COVID-19: World Malaria Day 2020 Webinar

A World Malaria Day Unlike Any Other

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How leaders in the fight against malaria are addressing an unprecedented situation This is a world malaria day unlike any other. As we approach a day that’s meant for raising awareness and stepping up the fight against malaria, we are faced with a global community whose attention and efforts are focused squarely on COVID-19. It is daunting to recall that … Read More

Ian MatthewsA World Malaria Day Unlike Any Other

World Malaria Day Interview: Michael Steinberg

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Michael Steinberg is Team Lead, Global Public Health & Special Projects at Chevron Corporation. He is also Co-Chair of the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA). Why is investing in malaria a priority for Chevron? Ensuring the health and safety of the communities where we do business and our global workforce is one of our top priorities. We believe … Read More

Ian MatthewsWorld Malaria Day Interview: Michael Steinberg

World Malaria Day Interview: Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan

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Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan is Unit Head, Sustainability Corporate Communications at Access Bank. She is also Co-Chair of the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA). Why is investing in malaria a priority for Access Bank? Globally, malaria poses a significant public health problem and is a leading cause of disease and mortality in many countries. In 2015, sub-Saharan Africa accounted for … Read More

Ian MatthewsWorld Malaria Day Interview: Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan

World Malaria Day Interview: Sherwin Charles

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GBCHealth spoke with Sherwin Charles, Global Fund Board Member for the Private Sector Constituency at The Global Fund, CEO and co-founder of Goodbye Malaria, a South Africa-based initiative focused on fighting malaria, about how the organization is sustaining the fight against malaria during the time of COVID-19, and about how the global community can approach fighting the two diseases simultaneously. … Read More

Ian MatthewsWorld Malaria Day Interview: Sherwin Charles

Beyond COVID-19: Ripple Effects of a Pandemic

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We are all asking many pressing questions about COVID-19 – how long it will last, how many people will be affected, how to protect ourselves and our communities – but questions about COVID-19 go well beyond the pandemic itself. We have seen in recent weeks that COVID-19 will have a ripple effect on global healthcare systems, the global economy, institutions … Read More

Ian MatthewsBeyond COVID-19: Ripple Effects of a Pandemic

New Report on How to Achieve Healthy Societies

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What is a healthy society? And how can we achieve healthy societies? While people in many countries are living longer, they are not necessarily living healthier lives.  Changes in societies have contributed to improved health but have also caused many challenges and risks to people’s health and well-being. The effect of the ongoing crisis on our health systems and other … Read More

Ian MatthewsNew Report on How to Achieve Healthy Societies

Nigerian Private Sector Supporting Government Efforts to Fight COVID-19

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Nigerian private sector leaders announced the creation of the Coalition Against Coronavirus (CACOVID) earlier this week. The initiative is spearheaded by Access Bank Group and Dangote Industries Ltd, with support from Zenith Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, MTN, ITB and others. CACOVID will work to fight COVID-19 by raising public awareness, supporting healthcare professionals, institutions and governments, and by mobilizing private … Read More

Ian MatthewsNigerian Private Sector Supporting Government Efforts to Fight COVID-19

PSC Member Spotlight: World TB Day

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Even in the midst of the escalating COVID-19 crisis, it’s hard to ignore the toll that TB takes each year. Every day, TB infects over 30,000 and is responsible for over 4,000 deaths, making it the world’s deadliest infectious disease. This past Tuesday, people from across the globe came together to commemorate World Tuberculosis Day 2020 to raise awareness about … Read More

Ian MatthewsPSC Member Spotlight: World TB Day