Joining Global Forces to End TB

Ian MatthewsNews

Today, March 24th, is World TB Day. World TB Day commemorates the day that Dr. Robert Koch announced his startling discovery of the cause of tuberculosis (TB). The discovery was a breakthrough and brought new hope to sufferers. More than 130 years on, it remains the world’s leading infectious killer. 1.8 million people worldwide died from the disease in 2015, … Read More

Ian MatthewsJoining Global Forces to End TB

Opinion: Impacts of the Global Gag Rule

Ian MatthewsNews

By: Preethi Sundaram, Policy and Advocacy Adviser, IPPF Over the last two decades, we have seen enormous and exciting advances in terms of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls. From an increased policy focus on rights, to significant drops in maternal mortality, to increased uptake of family planning and more girls in secondary schools, we … Read More

Ian MatthewsOpinion: Impacts of the Global Gag Rule

Webinar: Private Sector Opportunity to Support Family Planning with UNFPA

Ian MatthewsEvent

Family planning means being able to choose how many children to have and when. Family planning is a human right, of which no woman and girl in the world should be deprived. Join GBCHealth and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday, March 1st 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT as we discuss how private sector expertise, networks and … Read More

Ian MatthewsWebinar: Private Sector Opportunity to Support Family Planning with UNFPA

Poll: Who should be the next WHO Director-General?

Margaret ArbogastNews

A new Director-General for the WHO will be voted on by UN Member States at the Seventieth World Health Assembly in May. It is the first year that the vote is open to the organization’s entire 194 country membership instead of just the Executive Board. Following in this spirit of transparency, we at GBCHealth thought it might be interesting to offer … Read More

Margaret ArbogastPoll: Who should be the next WHO Director-General?

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 Global Digital Health Forum

Nisa PatelEvent

The Global Digital Health Forum attracts a diverse group of program managers, implementers, policy makers, mobile and technology providers, and private and public sector health providers, as well as entrepreneurs, investors, funders and researchers working in LMICs. The objectives of the Forum are to enhance the capacity of governments, donors, civil society, NGOs, and social entrepreneurs to design, implement, and … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 Global Digital Health Forum

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

Nisa PatelEvent

Every day, some 500 women and girls die from childbirth and pregnancy in areas affected by, or prone to conflict or natural disaster. In these settings, women and girls are often cut off from health care and exposed to trauma, malnutrition and disease. Many lives could be saved with access to quality sexual and reproductive health services. Join GBCHealth and … Read More

Nisa PatelPrivate Sector Opportunities to Support Maternal Health in Humanitarian and Fragile Settings

World Toilet Day

Nisa PatelEvent

World Toilet Day is a day to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis – a topic often neglected and shrouded in taboos. Today, 2.4 billion people are struggling to stay well, keep their children alive and work their way to a better future – all for the want of a toilet. This year’s theme focuses … Read More

Nisa PatelWorld Toilet Day

Partner Spotlight | Sanergy

Nisa PatelBlog, News

November 19 is World Toilet Day, a UN-sanctioned global day to raise awareness about the importance of ensuring access to safe and hygienic sanitation for everyone, forever. On November 19, 2011, Sanergy launched its first Fresh Life Toilet in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum. This year, they will be celebrating their five-year anniversary with a network of over 800 Fresh Life Toilets … Read More

Nisa PatelPartner Spotlight | Sanergy

World Prematurity Day

Nisa PatelEvent

For the first time, the complications of preterm birth outranked all other causes as the world’s number one killer of young children. Of the estimated 6.3 million deaths of children under the age of 5 in 2013, complications from preterm births accounted for nearly 1.1 million deaths. These new findings, published in the Lancet and then publicized worldwide on World … Read More

Nisa PatelWorld Prematurity Day