Vital Progress for Women’s Economic Empowerment in West & Central Africa Demonstrates Need for Continued Investment

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Vital Progress for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sahel Demonstrates Value of Continued Investment The Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD), a regional initiative launched in 2015, remains one of UNFPA WCARO’s remarkable success stories. “Investing in human capital will determine whether or not Africa is able to acquire human capital that is commensurate with its desire for emergence,” said … Read More

Ian MatthewsVital Progress for Women’s Economic Empowerment in West & Central Africa Demonstrates Need for Continued Investment

ExxonMobil Leveraging the Power of Soccer to Educate and Mobilize Youth to Overcome Their Greatest Health Challenges

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ExxonMobil supports a wide range of prevention, treatment, research and advocacy programs to end death from malaria, and partners with the world’s leading organizations that work on the frontlines in the fight against malaria. As one of ExxonMobil’s partners, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) uses the convening power of soccer to educate young people in Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique and Papua New … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaExxonMobil Leveraging the Power of Soccer to Educate and Mobilize Youth to Overcome Their Greatest Health Challenges

Dangote Industries Limited Staff Malaria Program

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Using workplace as an effective delivery vehicle for malaria and other health issues to inform and influence employee behavior In support of the Dangote Group Malaria Prevention and Control Policy, Aliko Dangote Foundation, is implementing an annual Malaria Training Program for its employees and contractors in Nigeria. This is aimed at increasing awareness, prevention and control of malaria, reducing related … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaDangote Industries Limited Staff Malaria Program

Access Bank ‘Malaria to Zero’ Initiative

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The ‘Malaria-to-Zero’ initiative is an unprecedented platform for pooling the resources and capabilities of the organized private sector, to strategically build synergies to generate impact at scale, complementing the Nigerian government’s effort to achieve its malaria pre-elimination goals by 2020. The long-term goal of the ‘Malaria to Zero’ initiative is a Malaria Free Nigeria by 2040. The vision of the … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaAccess Bank ‘Malaria to Zero’ Initiative

ABCHealth: Mobilizing African Business to Change the Face of Health in Africa

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GBCHealth, Aliko Dangote Foundation and the UN Economic Commission for Africa jointly hosted the inaugural Africa Business: Health Forum on the margins of the 32nd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on February 12, 2019. The Forum was attended by nearly 350 participants; It brought together leaders from government and business with a strong appeal for greater collaboration between … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaABCHealth: Mobilizing African Business to Change the Face of Health in Africa

Engaging the Private Sector To Eliminate Malaria

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By Ochuko Keyamo-Onyige, CAMA Country Manager Malaria has a devastating impact not only on the health and wellbeing of people across Africa and around the world, but also on economic growth and stability. As a result, the disease is increasingly presenting itself as both a responsibility and financial consideration for businesses concerned about their workers, consumers and communities where they … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaEngaging the Private Sector To Eliminate Malaria

National Dialogue on Malaria in Nigeria

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GBCHealth’s Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) has been closely collaborating with the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) in Nigeria for several years to guide and mobilize the private sector in support of the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health’s Malaria Elimination Agenda 2020, and increase coordination to faster attainment of better health outcomes. This year, CAMA is collaborating with … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaNational Dialogue on Malaria in Nigeria

World Malaria Day 2019 | #ZeroMalariaStartsWithMe

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Thursday, April 25th is World Malaria Day, a day established by WHO member states to draw attention to the continuing need for investment in, and commitment to, the fight against malaria. The theme for 2019 is, “Zero Malaria Starts With Me”. The World Health Organization’s World Malaria Report 2018 revealed that over half the world’s population are at risk from … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaWorld Malaria Day 2019 | #ZeroMalariaStartsWithMe

Meet Africa’s Women in Digital Health – Using Data to Reshape Healthcare in Africa

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Huguette Diakabana,  Co-Founder, African Alliance of Digital Health Networks African women are combining their contextual understanding, training, passion, and technology to address challenges in public health. These women have found an ally in technology, and are serious about incorporating it in their work. They are strategists, solutions developers, organizational leaders, and data-driven decisions advocates.  They understand the value of data; … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaMeet Africa’s Women in Digital Health – Using Data to Reshape Healthcare in Africa

Step Up the Fight: Private Sector Leadership to End Malaria

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Step Up the Fight: Private Sector Leadership to End Malaria, scheduled for 25 April 2019, will focus on resource mobilization. The intended audience will include 30 influential/high-net worth individuals and corporations with the capacity to join the Indo-China Health Fund and M2030, and select senior government officials from Thailand and potentially the Greater Mekong Sub region. It will be hosted … Read More

Svetlana KouzminaStep Up the Fight: Private Sector Leadership to End Malaria