Innovations in Global Health: CIAT Using Big Data and Machine Learning to Predict Food Shortages in Africa

Ian MatthewsBlog

A new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is a scientific research organization committed to sustainable food production and improving rural livelihoods in Africa, Asia and Latin America. As well as developing new techniques and approaches to make agriculture more profitable, competitive and sustainable, for 50 years CIAT has … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: CIAT Using Big Data and Machine Learning to Predict Food Shortages in Africa

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

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

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

GBCHealth Announces Finalists in the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Focus on Women and Girls

Nisa PatelArticle, News

GBCHealth is proud to announce the nine finalists for the 2016 Business Action on Health Award: Focus on Women & Girls. Of the record number of companies who applied for the Award, the select group of finalists exemplifies best-in-class initiatives from around the world. The selected programs cover a wide range of interventions from nutrition projects to innovative technologies to … Read More

Nisa PatelGBCHealth Announces Finalists in the 2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Focus on Women and Girls

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

World Water Day

Nisa PatelEvent

World Water Day, marked on March 22 every year, is the United Nations day to celebrate water, make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water-related issues, and prepare for how we manage water in the future. In 2016, World Water Day will focus on how water resources, and the range of services they provide, underpin poverty reduction, … Read More

Nisa PatelWorld Water Day

Water and Health Conference 2015

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The 2015 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis. Themes for this year’s event include: WaSH for the future: SDGs, innovation, resources, integration, and urbanization Hygiene and behavior WaSH in emergencies … Read More

Nisa PatelWater and Health Conference 2015

UNITLIFE: A Briefing for Private Sector Partners

Nisa PatelArticle

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Rockefeller Foundation, 420 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY UNITLIFE – a new financing mechanism to fund nutrition programs in sub-Saharan Africa – was launched at the United Nations on September 28th. Taking a novel approach to financing, UNITLIFE uses a micro levy on the extractive industry, to create cost-effective, scalable and sustainable solutions for maternal and … Read More

Nisa PatelUNITLIFE: A Briefing for Private Sector Partners

Briefing for Private Sector Partners on UNITLIFE

Margaret ArbogastEvent

UNITLIFE is an innovative financing mechanism established to fund the implementation of programmes to fight under-nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa. Join us to learn more about UNITLIFE, and how your company can get involved. Speakers: Philippe Douste-Blazy, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Boubou Cisse, Minister of Mines, Mali Robert Filipp, Founder & President, Innovative Finance Foundation Nancy Wildfeir-Field, President, GBCHealth Saadia … Read More

Margaret ArbogastBriefing for Private Sector Partners on UNITLIFE