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

Meet the PSD: Luisa Engel and Dr. Gerhard Hesse

Nisa PatelNews, Newsletter

Luisa Engel Director of External Relations, (RED) Dr. Gerhard Hesse Head of Global Partnering / Vector Control, Bayer How did (RED) become involved with the Global Fund? The Global Fund is part of (RED)’s DNA. The Fund was established in 2002 but it was struggling to get funding from the corporate sector and because its charter is to be a public-private partnership, it was … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the PSD: Luisa Engel and Dr. Gerhard Hesse

PSD Elections for 2015-2017 Board Member and Alternate Board Member: Call for Applications

Nisa PatelNews

The Private Sector Delegation (PSD) to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is now accepting applications for Board Member and Alternate Board Member positions for the upcoming 2015-2017 term. The PSD Board Member and Alternate Board Member will represent the private sector as a voting constituency to the Global Fund’s governance board for a … Read More

Nisa PatelPSD Elections for 2015-2017 Board Member and Alternate Board Member: Call for Applications

2014 Business Action on Health Awards

Nisa PatelNews

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

Nisa Patel2014 Business Action on Health Awards

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

Nisa PatelNews

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