Innovations in Global Health: Augmented Infant Resuscitator Empowers Birth Attendants to Save Newborns

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

A new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health In October of 2012, CAMTech and GBCHealth hosted an inauguration event for CAMTech in Manhattan. On the weekend following this event, CAMTech and MIT H@cking Medicine hosted a Hackathon at Massachusetts General Hospital where Dr. Data Santorino, a Pediatrician and national trainer for Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) in Uganda, requested a way to quantitatively test the … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: Augmented Infant Resuscitator Empowers Birth Attendants to Save Newborns

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

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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 Prematurity Day

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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

World Pneumonia Day

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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

14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

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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

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

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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

GBCHealth Announces Winner of the 2016 Women & Girls Business Action on Health Award

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Award Recognizes Business Leadership in Improving the Health and Well-Being of Women and Girls May 17, 2016 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Today, GBCHealth announced Johnson & Johnson as the winner of the 2016 Women and Girls Business Action on Health Award for the company’s innovative partnerships to prevent and treat obstetric fistula. Alongside Johnson & Johnson, BASF, MSD and Philips … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Winner of the 2016 Women & Girls Business Action on Health Award

7th Annual CUGH Conference: Bridging a Sustainable Future in Global Health

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The Consortium of Universities for Global Health’s (CUGH) 2016 Annual Conference will occur at an important transition point for global health.  As the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) define new health and development priorities for the global agenda, we need to understand better the critical intersections between global health and our environment. We also need to find creative ways to sustain … Read More

Nisa Patel7th Annual CUGH Conference: Bridging a Sustainable Future in Global Health