2015 GBCHealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards | Apply Before June 19th

Margaret ArbogastNews

GBCHealth and Global Health Council (GHC) are pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015 GBChealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards. These awards highlight the important and innovative contributions of the corporate sector to improving global health outcomes. Among the most coveted honors in the Corporate Social Responsibility arena, the Business Action on Health Awards have been recognizing outstanding private sector global health programs … Read More

Margaret Arbogast2015 GBCHealth-GHC Business Action on Health Awards | Apply Before June 19th

Private Sector Makes Case for Shared Value Approach to Health

Margaret ArbogastNews

Reposted from the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health 5 May 2015 | Johannesburg, South Africa Representatives from 25 leading companies and coalitions including Merck/MSD, Anglo American, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, BD, Nestle, GSMA, GBCHealth, Royal Philips and others participated in the 5th May private sector pre-consultation held ahead ahead of the first Regional African Consultation on the Global … Read More

Margaret ArbogastPrivate Sector Makes Case for Shared Value Approach to Health

Private Sector Pre-Meeting to the Consultation for the UNSG’s Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

Margaret ArbogastNews

The private sector will convene on Tuesday, 5th of May in Johannesburg, South Africa ahead of the Government of the Republic of South Africa and Every Woman Every Child hosted consultation on the updated Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030). During the private sector side-meeting, participants will provide feedback on their engagement in the Global Strategy to date, identifying successes and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastPrivate Sector Pre-Meeting to the Consultation for the UNSG’s Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth Board of Directors

Nisa PatelArticle, News

NEW YORK (March 2, 2015) – GBCHealth, a prominent business coalition with a long history of catalyzing private sector activities and investments in global health issues, today announced that it has recently elected four new members to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors. GBCHealth welcomes Dr. Paul Farmer, Chief Strategist and Co-founder of Partners In Health, and Kolokotrones University … Read More

Nisa PatelDr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth Board of Directors

Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps

Nisa PatelArticle, News

A new report by GBCHealth, written in partnership with the MDG Health Alliance, presents a snapshot of health-related corporate investments in India, with a focus on business action on the MDGs. Based on survey findings from 23 leading Indian and multinational companies, the report – titled Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals: Closing the Gaps – documents the key … Read More

Nisa PatelBusiness and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps

Jhpiego Wins USAID Grand Challenges Design Competition for Ebola

Nisa PatelArticle, News

In December 2014, Jhpiego, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID), placed first in USAID’s Grand Challenges for Ebola competition for their innovations to the Ebola protective suit. GBCHealth spoke to Dr. Chandrakant Ruparelia, Senior Technical Advisor of Jhpiego, about the winning submission and how the organization is working to prevent and control Ebola … Read More

Nisa PatelJhpiego Wins USAID Grand Challenges Design Competition for Ebola

CAMA Calls for Corporate Case Studies

Margaret ArbogastNews

Does your company implement, fund or support a malaria program in Nigeria? Do you partner with a company on an innovative malaria program in Nigeria? If so, CAMA wants to know! In support of the NMEP’s push to gather more information on the private sector’s engagement in malaria, CAMA is facilitating a call for case studies to share knowledge and promote … Read More

Margaret ArbogastCAMA Calls for Corporate Case Studies

Looking Back on the 1st Year of the GFATM New Funding Model

Nisa PatelNews, Newsletter

In May 2014, countries submitted concept notes in the first review window of the new approach to grant-making approved by the Board for full implementation just two months earlier. By the end of the year, the Technical Review Panel (TRP) had reviewed 111 concept notes, approximately 43% of all expected country submissions for the 2014-2016 allocation period and representing nearly … Read More

Nisa PatelLooking Back on the 1st Year of the GFATM New Funding Model

New Private Sector Opportunities Approved, Governance Reforms Launched at Global Fund 32nd Board Meeting

Nisa PatelArticle, Newsletter

November 18 – 21, 2014 | Montreux, Switzerland The Global Fund Board met for its 32nd Board meeting in Montreux, Switzerland from November 18-21.  Over the course of the meetings, the Board approved major decisions including: amendments allowing the private sector to make restricted financial contributions against unfunded portions of approved country grant requests reforms to enhance Board and committee … Read More

Nisa PatelNew Private Sector Opportunities Approved, Governance Reforms Launched at Global Fund 32nd Board Meeting

Recent Events and GF Results Highlight Global Progress Against the Three Diseases

Nisa PatelNews, Newsletter

On World AIDS Day, the Global Fund announced key programmatic results from Global Fund-supported grant programs in 2014, showing steady gains across indicators, including a 20% scale-up in people on anti-retroviral therapy, a 24% scale-up in bed net distribution, and a 39% scale up in people treated for multi-drug-resistant TB since 2013. Although the results indicate positive signs of progress, … Read More

Nisa PatelRecent Events and GF Results Highlight Global Progress Against the Three Diseases