#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

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

Margaret ArbogastNews

The Healthy People, Healthy Region: Driving Corporate Action to Eliminate Malaria in Asia-Pacific private sector meeting was held on May 10, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand as part of the Joint Malaria Week. Co-organized by the Asian Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and the Myanmar Health and Development Consortium (MHDC), with support from Sanofi and Sumitomo Chemical, the meeting brought together … Read More

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

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

Nisa PatelEvent

GBCHealth and the Asia-Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA), with the support of the Private Sector Members Council and the Global Fund Private Sector Delegation, are hosting a private sector focused forum on May 10, 2016 on malaria elimination in the Asia-Pacific, with emphasis on Greater Mekong Subregion. The forum, Health People, Healthy Region: Driving Corporate Action to Eliminate Malaria in Asia-Pacific, … Read More

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

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?

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

Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health 2015

Nisa PatelEvent

The Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health 2015 aims to identify solutions to the world’s unmet health needs through research and innovation. As world leaders shift their focus to the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, increased understanding of the impact of research and innovation on health is of critical importance. Scientific research and innovation has transformative effects on not only … Read More

Nisa PatelGlobal Forum on Research and Innovation for Health 2015

Business Leaders and Health Experts Gather in Yangon for First Regional Meeting on Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific

Nisa PatelNews

(29 September, Yangon, Myanmar) More than 100 leaders from the health, development and corporate sectors have gathered in Yangon to participate in the seminal regional forum on Opportunities for Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific. In advance of the 2015 enactment of the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement and broader ASEAN economic integration, this one-day meeting seeks to … Read More

Nisa PatelBusiness Leaders and Health Experts Gather in Yangon for First Regional Meeting on Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific

Opportunities for Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in Asia-Pacific

Nisa PatelEvent

Malaria elimination and control in Asia-Pacific is a crucial public health issue. While progress could be doubled, the challenges emerging such as parasite resistance to drugs and insecticides threatens to compound an already challenging epidemic. As the region readies for an economic boom in countries such as Myanmar and Viet Nam, there is a real threat of losing the gains … Read More

Nisa PatelOpportunities for Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in Asia-Pacific