Webinar Takeaways | Malaria Prevention and Nutrition: An Integrated Delivery Approach

Ian MatthewsNews

Malnourished children, particularly those with severe acute malnutrition, have a higher risk of death from common childhood illness such as diarrhea, pneumonia, and malaria. Malnutrition and malaria combine in a vicious circle that has a huge impact on morbidity and mortality among the most vulnerable in the population (children and pregnant women). To tackle these challenges, it is imperative that … Read More

Ian MatthewsWebinar Takeaways | Malaria Prevention and Nutrition: An Integrated Delivery Approach

FP2020 Summit: Family Planning in the Sahel

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

GBCHealth President Nancy Wildfeir-Field joined UNFPA, the UN Deputy Secretary General, and African Ministers of Health on a panel which focused on “Family Planning in the Sahel as Critical Investment for achieving the Demographic Dividend and Poverty Reduction.” The event highlighted the achievements of the Sahel Women Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) Initiative which has already delivered promising results on … Read More

Ian MatthewsFP2020 Summit: Family Planning in the Sahel

Innovations in Global Health: Fio Market Solutions for Frontline Health Workers

Ian MatthewsNews

A new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health Fio is a global leader at the confluence of key forces reshaping healthcare: decentralization of care; mobile smart technology; big data aggregation; artificial intelligence; predictive analytics and insight; performance-based funding; and globally affordable, inclusive solutions. Fio innovated and globally markets a solution, Fionet, consisting of AI-powered, hand-held smart-devices, … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: Fio Market Solutions for Frontline Health Workers

PSD Elects Board Member and Alternate to Global Fund Board

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

Members of the PSD Advisory Group elected Julie Essiam (CEO, Ecobank Foundation & Group Executive, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated) to her first term as Board Member. Ms. Essiam replaces Paul Schaper (Executive Director, Global Public Policy, Merck, Sharp & Dohme), who served in the role for two terms from 2013-2017. Mr. Schaper has been elected as … Read More

Ian MatthewsPSD Elects Board Member and Alternate to Global Fund Board

#GBCtalksmalaria with Julie Essiam, Ecobank

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

This interview is part of a series in which experts discuss key aspects of the malaria challenge– innovation, program implementation, finance and policy. We hope the series sparks conversation and encourages others to determine how they can best contribute to the fight to end malaria for good. Follow the conversation on twitter using #GBCtalksmalaria In your opinion, what would be some positive game … Read More

Ian Matthews#GBCtalksmalaria with Julie Essiam, Ecobank

#GBCtalksmalaria with Herbert Schilthuis, Heineken

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

This interview is part of a series in which experts discuss key aspects of the malaria issue – innovation, program implementation, finance and policy. We hope the series sparks conversation and encourages others to determine how they can best contribute to the fight to end malaria for good. Follow the conversation on twitter using #GBCtalksmalaria In your opinion what would be some positive … Read More

Ian Matthews#GBCtalksmalaria with Herbert Schilthuis, Heineken

#GBCtalksmalaria Interview Series

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

Tremendous progress has been made in the fight to end malaria. Seventeen countries have reduced malaria cases to the point where it is no longer endemic – and eight of these have fully eliminated malaria. Since 2000, malaria prevention and treatment programs have saved an estimated 4.3 million lives. Companies have helped to both accelerate this progress and shape malaria … Read More

Ian Matthews#GBCtalksmalaria Interview Series

Takeaways | Private Sector Opportunities to Support Maternal Health in Humanitarian and Fragile Settings

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog

December 15, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET GBCHealth, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), hosted a discussion on how private sector expertise, networks and resources can support continued access to maternal health care and services in emergency settings. Highlighting the Safe Birth Even Here campaign, UNFPA’s program to support pregnant women and children living in … Read More

Nisa PatelTakeaways | Private Sector Opportunities to Support Maternal Health in Humanitarian and Fragile Settings

2016 ASTMH Annual Meeting

Nisa PatelEvent

The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, government, non-profits, philanthropy, NGOs, industry, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all health care providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 ASTMH Annual Meeting

Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the SDGs (PART II) – A Workshop Series

Nisa PatelEvent

The Academies’ Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety (PPP Forum) is convening a Part II Workshop to better understand the perspectives on PPPs from the local/national/regional stakeholders in high-, low-, and middle-income countries critical to planning for and implementing SDGs; explore how PPPs can advance the social, environmental, and economic development agenda of countries and facilitate multisectoral … Read More

Nisa PatelEngaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the SDGs (PART II) – A Workshop Series