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GBCHealth News and Opportunities

GBCHealth News and Opportunities
GBCHealth News & Opportunities Newsletter 2016

Women & Girls Award Winner Announced May 17 at Women Deliver

AWARDS | GBCHealth’s Business Action on Health Award: Women & Girls Will Be Presented to One of Nine

GBCHealth will announce winners of its Business Action on Health Award: Focus on Women & Girls on May 17th at the 4th Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen Denmark. Nine exemplary programs were short-listed and reviewed by an esteemed panel of external judges. These programs demonstrate the power of corporate commitment to improve the health and well being of women and girls. Join us at the Speaker’s Corner at 10:10 AM to hear more about the winning and commended programs.

Malaria Insights

INSIGHTS | Business Must Continue to Lead to “End Malaria for Good”

On World Malaria Day, GBCHealth reflects on 15 years of private sector leadership and partnerships in combating malaria and issues a call to action to redouble efforts for the next 15 years. Only collective action, across sectors, can truly end malaria for good. Read more.

Healthy People, Healthy Region: Driving Corporate Action to Eliminate Malaria in Asia-Pacific

OPPORTUNITY | Healthy People, Healthy Region: Driving Corporate Action to Eliminate Malaria in Asia-Pacific

May 10, 2016 | Bangkok, Thailand | GBCHealth and the Asia-Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) will bring together business leaders during World Malaria Week to identify opportunities and action for companies to drive progress in meeting the elimination goals for the Asia-Pacific. Contact Sancia Dalley at events@gbchealth.org to learn more.

Join Stephen Curry and Call Your Shot to Beat Malaria

OPPORTUNITY | Join Stephen Curry and Call Your Shot to Beat Malaria

The NBA’s 2015 Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry is calling his shot to be a part of the generation to end malaria for good. Take the challenge and join a team of elite athletes and celebrities, corporate and media partners, and everyday champions who are doing their part to raise malaria awareness and contribute to a malaria-free world. Call your shot!

Ecobank Partnership Spotlight

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT | Ecobank Presents “Better Financial Management for Better Healthcare Access”

An innovative partnership between the Ecobank Foundation and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, aims to alleviate financial bottlenecks to disease elimination by strengthening the financial management and accounting skills of Global Fund grant recipients. Initially launched in Nigeria, the program expaned into South Sudan and Senegal. Watch the video.

Since 2000, there have been an estimated 1.2 billion fewer malaria cases and 6.2 million fewer deaths due to global malaria efforts.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

25

World Malaria Day

Global Events

 

25

Malaria Elimination in Nigeria—Challenges & Opportunities for Investment: A World Malaria Day Private Sector Roundtable

Lagos, Nigeria

 

10

Healthy People, Healthy Region: Driving Corporate Action to Eliminate Malaria in Asia-Pacific

Bangkok, Thailand

 

11 – 13

World Economic Forum on Africa

Kigali, Rwanda

 

16 – 19

4th Women Deliver Conference

Copenhagen, Denmark

 

18 – 26

69th World Health Assembly

Geneva, Switzerland

 

26

Red Nose Day

New York, NY, United States

 

For more. . .

RESOURCES

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day Lancet Paper: The Path to Eradication: A Progress Report on the Malaria-Eliminating Countries

Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030

Action and Investment to Defeat Malaria 2016-2030

GBCHealth’s Malaria Resource Library