6th EU-Africa Business Summit

Ian MatthewsEvent

The 6th EU‐Africa Business Forum (EABF) is aimed at increasing investments with development impact in Africa. With its overarching theme being “investing in job creation for youth”, the Business Forum will look at the challenges and opportunities for investment in Africa along four strategic priorities of the EU-Africa cooperation, such as renewable energy, agribusiness, infrastructure and the digital economy, and … Read More

Ian Matthews6th EU-Africa Business Summit

Insights: The Pivotal Role of the Private Sector in Achieving the Demographic Dividend in Africa

Alyssa GovindanNews, Newsletter

By Rebecca Fishman, Project Manager “Youth is the hope of our future,” wrote the Filipino patriot José Rizal in the late 1800s. The sentiment still resonates today, and particularly when it comes to achieving the African Union’s goal of an integrated and prosperous Africa. The fastest growing continent, Africa has the most youthful population; 70% of the projected 1.6 billion … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInsights: The Pivotal Role of the Private Sector in Achieving the Demographic Dividend in Africa

Events: GBCH President Addresses African Leaders at Forum

Alyssa GovindanNews

The following is a transcript of the keynote speech GBCHealth’s President, Nancy Wildfeir-Field, gave at the Rebranding Africa Forum on October 6, 2017. Excellencies, Ministers, Ambassadors and Distinguished guests.  Bonjour. I am genuinely honored to be here today to kick off this formidable event, amongst esteemed partners and friends. My name is Nancy Wildfeir-Field and I am the President of … Read More

Alyssa GovindanEvents: GBCH President Addresses African Leaders at Forum

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