Best in Business Action – Improving the Health of Women and Girls

Ian MatthewsArticle

This month, GBCHealth is featuring a series of case studies highlighting best in practice corporate programs that are improving the health of women and girls around the world. Pulling from winning and commended programs recognized by our Business Action on Health Awards, these case studies highlight the potential for the private sector to make meaningful differences in the lives of women … Read More

Ian MatthewsBest in Business Action – Improving the Health of Women and Girls

FP2020 Summit: Family Planning in the Sahel

Ian MatthewsArticle, News

GBCHealth President Nancy Wildfeir-Field joined UNFPA, the UN Deputy Secretary General, and African Ministers of Health on a panel which focused on “Family Planning in the Sahel as Critical Investment for achieving the Demographic Dividend and Poverty Reduction.” The event highlighted the achievements of the Sahel Women Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) Initiative which has already delivered promising results on … Read More

Ian MatthewsFP2020 Summit: Family Planning in the Sahel

Moms + Social Good Summit

Margaret ArbogastEvent

Moms +SocialGood is a one-day event that focuses on the role that women and their families play in the world and how we support the livelihood of our children and planet. Past speakers include celebrities, UN and nonprofit leaders, medical professionals, journalists, policy and issue experts, gender activists and mother and fathers from all walks of life. The year’s event will … Read More

Margaret ArbogastMoms + Social Good Summit

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 Takeaways | Opportunities for the Private Sector to Support Family Planning with UNFPA Supplies

Ian MatthewsNews

  GBCHealth, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), hosted a webinar on March 1 to discuss how private sector expertise, networks and resources can support family planning and improve access to reproductive health services with UNFPA Supplies. The speakers discussed the importance of partnership to the success of family planning initiatives and the considerable return on investment … Read More

Ian MatthewsWebinar Takeaways | Opportunities for the Private Sector to Support Family Planning with UNFPA Supplies

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

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

Johnson & Johnson Wins 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Award: Focus on Women & Girls

Nisa PatelNews

GBCHealth’s Business Action on Health Awards have been an important tool to recognize corporate leadership and commitment to improving global health through the implementation of high-impact, evidence-based health programs. This year, GBCHealth introduced a new award category to emphasize the importance of investing in the health of women and girls. GBCHealth is proud to announce Johnson & Johnson’s Private-Sector Pioneer in Fostering … Read More

Nisa PatelJohnson & Johnson Wins 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Award: Focus on Women & Girls