Business and the Effort to Leave No One Behind

Ian MatthewsNews

By Mabingue Ngom, Regional Director West Africa, UNFPA For years too many of us striving to improve the lives of fellow Africans have picked their focus – education or health, babies or mothers – and channeled their efforts in one direction. But in 2015, politicians and development partners came together and agreed it’s time for a new approach. Our work … Read More

Ian MatthewsBusiness and the Effort to Leave No One Behind

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

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 Pneumonia Day

Nisa PatelEvent

World Pneumonia Day, marked each year on November 12, presents an opportunity to focus on child health challenges around the world. The goal is to raise awareness about pneumonia, promote prevention and treatment, and generate action to fight the illness by bringing together donors, policymakers, health care professionals and the general public. Despite dramatic improvements in child health in the … Read More

Nisa PatelWorld Pneumonia Day

Safe Birth Even Here – An Initiative from UNFPA

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog

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. But their lives can be saved with access to quality sexual and reproductive health services. Join Safe Birth Even … Read More

Nisa PatelSafe Birth Even Here – An Initiative from UNFPA

14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. The conference’s 300 confirmed speakers include: Keynotes will include: Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute, Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of … Read More

Nisa Patel14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Case Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care

Nisa PatelArticle, News

This month, GBCHealth is featuring a partnership between Jacaranda Health and Johnson & Johnson, which utilized mobile technology to provide Kenyan mothers with important maternal health information and resources. Introduction Surveys indicate that women in Kenya do not seek maternity care as often as they should because of poor and disrespectful experiences with providers. Only 47% of expectant mothers complete … Read More

Nisa PatelCase Study | Jacaranda Health: M-Health Technology for High-Quality, Patient-Centered Care

GBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards

Nisa PatelArticle, News

GBCHealth is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards in the categories of: Partnerships for Global Health, Community Programs—Focus on Global Health Security, and Workforce & Workplace Engagement. This select group of finalists represents best-in-class initiatives among private sector actors to make the world a safer and healthier place to live. Championing a variety … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Finalists of the Second Round of 2016 Business Action on Health Awards

Event Takeaways | 2016 Best in Business Action: Women & Girls

Nisa PatelArticle

Friday, June 24 2016 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT In Lucknow, India, Dr. Singh and her staff are now better able to meet the needs of their patients after having received quality of care trainings and tailored plans to improve their private health service. “Our mindset about motherhood has completely changed,” she says. “If we can assist in the … Read More

Nisa PatelEvent Takeaways | 2016 Best in Business Action: Women & Girls

Making Quality Health Care a Reality in Malawi

Nisa PatelArticle, News

  Violet Paulo, a 40-year-old woman living in Neno, Malawi, was pregnant with her fifth child last November when she learned she might have preeclampsia—or high blood pressure—that could harm her and her baby if not treated. Eneles Manyamba, a Partners In Health village health worker, noticed her swollen ankles and urged her to visit Chifunga Health Center for tests … Read More

Nisa PatelMaking Quality Health Care a Reality in Malawi