Investments in Health as a Driver of SME Growth in Africa

Ian MatthewsArticle, Blog

By: ‘Kayode Ajayi-Smith, GBCHealth Communications Africa is poised to reap a windfall from its fast-paced urbanization; technological acceleration, with investments totaling $129 million in 2016; abundance of natural resources; and rising workforce — estimated to top 1.1 billion workers by 2034 according to McKinsey Global Institute. Despite a series of economic crises caused by the dwindling price of crude oil … Read More

Ian MatthewsInvestments in Health as a Driver of SME Growth in Africa

Access Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

Nisa PatelArticle, News

Last month, Access Bank became the first African bank to receive the Outstanding Business Sustainability Award at the 2016 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance awards in Germany. Recognizing “outstanding success in incorporating economic, social and environmental aspects in the corporate strategy and business processes,” the award applauds Access Bank for its role in leading Nigeria’s financial sustainability efforts, empowering women to access … Read More

Nisa PatelAccess Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

Pact and Chevron Launch Integrated Program to Fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

Nisa PatelNews

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ – Today, Pact and Chevron announced the launch of PROMOT II, a $1.5 million, two-year initiative to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The initiative, launching this week during the 21stInternational AIDS Conference, builds on a four-year partnership between Pact and Chevron in Nigeria. “Because some of Chevron’s largest … Read More

Nisa PatelPact and Chevron Launch Integrated Program to Fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

#GBCtalksHIV with Michel Sidibé: Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS

Nisa PatelArticle, News

This interview is the third in a four-part series in which experts reflect on the progress made since the groundbreaking AIDS 2000 Conference in Durban and the challenges that remain. The 21st International AIDS Conference is being held in Durban, South Africa, July 18-22. Given that 60 percent of people living with HIV lack access to treatment, what needs to be done in … Read More

Nisa Patel#GBCtalksHIV with Michel Sidibé: Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS

2016 International AIDS Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learnt, and collectively chart a course forward. The AIDS 2016 program will … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 International AIDS Conference

Mapping Tool Seeks to Mobilize New and Efficient Investments in Malaria

Nisa PatelArticle

Malaria remains a health and economic challenge for Nigeria. As a country, it carries the largest malaria burden in the world with over 100 million cases and 300,000 deaths due to the disease annually (NMEP Strategic Plan for 2014-2020). The negative impact affects all sectors, from high absenteeism in school, to decreased worker productivity and increased insurance costs. An Ambitious … Read More

Nisa PatelMapping Tool Seeks to Mobilize New and Efficient Investments in Malaria

Can Zika be an opportunity for building more resilient health systems?

Nisa PatelBlog, News

By Sancia Dalley, Vice President, GBCHealth Last week, the Philippines became yet another country in a growing list to caution women to delay pregnancy[i] as the country braces itself against an outbreak of the Zika virus. The virus is already spreading rapidly across Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as parts of the US, causing the World Health Organization … Read More

Nisa PatelCan Zika be an opportunity for building more resilient health systems?

CAMA Co-Chair Chevron Launches Malaria Program in Lagos State, Nigeria

Margaret ArbogastNews

Chevron Corporation’s local business unit, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), in collaboration with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has launched the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) program in Lagos State to support the State health authorities in addressing the considerable impact of malaria on the local population. Malaria is endemic in Lagos State with over 540,000 cases reported in 2014.  In metropolitan … Read More

Margaret ArbogastCAMA Co-Chair Chevron Launches Malaria Program in Lagos State, Nigeria

SC Johnson Anti-Malaria Guide Helps to Raise Awareness, Reduce New Infections

Nisa PatelNews

SC Johnson’s Anti-Malaria Information, Education & Communication (IEC) program, developed in conjunction with GBC, is a powerful learning tool to help NGOs, governments, businesses and community health groups raise awareness about the disease and reduce the rate of new infections among people living and working in the hardest-hit regions of the world. Developed in a “train the trainer” format, the … Read More

Nisa PatelSC Johnson Anti-Malaria Guide Helps to Raise Awareness, Reduce New Infections

The Road to 2020: Media Coverage

Margaret ArbogastUncategorized

In addition to the social media reach by #EndMalaria2020, the 2015 CAMA Annual Technical Forum, The Road to 2020: Mobilizing the Private Sector in Nigeria’s Fight Against Malaria, received wide media coverage within Nigeria. Read more about the event on the following outlets: Business day If you want to improve your productivity, then you need to get malaria under control. The road to … Read More

Margaret ArbogastThe Road to 2020: Media Coverage