Access Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

Nisa PatelArticle, News

Last month, Access Bank became the first African bank to receive the Outstanding Business Sustainability Award at the 2016 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance awards in Germany. Recognizing “outstanding success in incorporating economic, social and environmental aspects in the corporate strategy and business processes,” the award applauds Access Bank for its role in leading Nigeria’s financial sustainability efforts, empowering women to access … Read More

Nisa PatelAccess Bank Receives 2016 Outstanding Business Sustainability Award

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

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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

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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

#GBCtalksHIV with Ambassador Deborah Birx: Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS

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This interview is the final segment of a four-part series in which experts reflect on the progress made since the groundbreaking AIDS 2000 Conference in Durban and the challenges that remain. The 21st International AIDS Conference was held in Durban, South Africa, July 18-22. Reflecting on this year’s International AIDS Conference in Durban, which continues to serve as a catalyst for global advocacy and … Read More

Nisa Patel#GBCtalksHIV with Ambassador Deborah Birx: Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS

Pact and Chevron Launch Integrated Program to Fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

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WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ – Today, Pact and Chevron announced the launch of PROMOT II, a $1.5 million, two-year initiative to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The initiative, launching this week during the 21stInternational AIDS Conference, builds on a four-year partnership between Pact and Chevron in Nigeria. “Because some of Chevron’s largest … Read More

Nisa PatelPact and Chevron Launch Integrated Program to Fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

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

Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS: An Introduction to GBCHealth’s HIV/AIDS Expert Interview Series

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By Bill Roedy, MTV Networks International, Former President (ret.); Board Director and Co-Founder, GBCHealth Bolstered by the global multisector response to Ebola and Zika over the past two years, I have found myself reflecting on the origins of business engagement in the HIV/AIDS pandemic when MTV Networks and the Financial Times came together with four large pharmaceutical companies to start … Read More

Nisa PatelPersonal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS: An Introduction to GBCHealth’s HIV/AIDS Expert Interview Series

The Accessibility Platform: A New Tool to Address Supply Chain Challenges

Nisa PatelArticle, News

Today, the global health community is more focused on supply chain challenges than ever – as multi-lateral donors disburse grant funding for commodity procurement, countries need to be prepared to efficiently absorb and utilize these funds for maximum impact.  And, even when procurement capacity is strong, last mile delivery challenges persist. Even the most effective, innovative drugs are rendered useless … Read More

Nisa PatelThe Accessibility Platform: A New Tool to Address Supply Chain Challenges

Applications Open for Second Round of 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards

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Applications are now open for the 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards in the categories of: Partnerships for Global Health, Community Programs—Focus on Global Health Security, and Workforce & Workplace Engagement. Apply now and share with your networks. The GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards honor companies that exemplify a spirit of innovation and dedication to outstanding achievements in global … Read More

Nisa PatelApplications Open for Second Round of 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards

Mapping Tool Seeks to Mobilize New and Efficient Investments in Malaria

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Malaria remains a health and economic challenge for Nigeria. As a country, it carries the largest malaria burden in the world with over 100 million cases and 300,000 deaths due to the disease annually (NMEP Strategic Plan for 2014-2020). The negative impact affects all sectors, from high absenteeism in school, to decreased worker productivity and increased insurance costs. An Ambitious … Read More

Nisa PatelMapping Tool Seeks to Mobilize New and Efficient Investments in Malaria