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GBCHealth News and Opportunities

GBCHealth News and Opportunities

Women & Girls Award Winner Announced May 17 at Women Deliver

AWARDS | Johnson & Johnson Wins 2016 GBCHealth Women & Girls Business Action on Health Award

For over 20 years, Johnson & Johnson has been supporting programs to prevent and treat obstetric fistula, a debilitating injury of childbirth caused by prolonged, obstructed labor and lack of access to essential, quality healthcare services.

GBCHealth honored Johnson & Johnson with the 2016 Business Action on Health Award: Women & Girls at the 4th Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. The winning program – Private Sector Pioneer in Fostering Innovative Partnerships to Prevent and Treat Obstetric Fistula – and three commended programs were selected by an external panel of judges from across sectors and regions. Read more.

Malaria Insights

OPPORTUNITY | Mapping Tool Seeks to Mobilize New and Efficient Investments in Malaria

In Nigeria, a country that carries the largest malaria burden in the world, little data exists about private sector investments in malaria. The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), in partnership with the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria, is launching a mapping tool to collect this data for the first time to better understand the scale and allocation of these investments, and to better support Nigeria’s National Malaria Elimination Agenda. Read more.

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

EVENT | Best in Business Action: Women and Girls

June 24, 2016 | Webinar | Join this webinar to learn more about what made this year’s top programs the Best in Business Action. The award winner Johnson & Johnson and three commended companies – BASF, MSD and Philips – will discuss their programs and answer questions on how their work improves the lives of women and girls. To RSVP or learn more, contact Nisa Patel at events@gbchealth.org.

Partners in Health Malawi Project

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT | Partners in Health Malawi Project

Over the last decade, Partners In Health has provided high quality care to tens of thousands of people in Malawi’s rural Neno District. Hear how a routine checkup by a village health worker started Violet Paulo down the path to delivering a healthy baby girl. Read more.

Ecobank Partnership Spotlight

WHADAYA KNOW ABOUT | Antimicrobial Resistance?

People are dying all over the world because medicines are no longer working. How much do you know about antimicrobial resistance? Take the quiz and find out.

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

16 – 17

World Economic Forum: Latin America

Medellin, Colombia

 

21 – 22

Aid & International Development Forum: Asia Summit 2016

Bangkok, Thailand

 

24

Best in Business Action: Women and Girls

Webinar

 

25 – 28

RESULTS International Conference

Washington, DC, USA

 

11 – 20

High-Level Political Forum 2016: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind

New York, USA

 

18 – 22

International AIDS Conference 2016

Durban, South Africa

 

For more. . .

RESOURCES

RMNCAH

Our Future: A Lancet Commission Report on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016-2030

PMNCH Progress Report 2015: Achieving the World We Want for Women, Children and Adolescents

GBCHealth’s MNCH Resource Library