GBCHealth Reappointed Global Fund Focal Point

Margaret ArbogastNews

July 9, 2013 – GBCHealth announced today its reappointment to a three-year term as the Focal Point for the Private Sector Constituency to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. GBCHealth has served in this role since 2006. As Focal Point, GBCHealth orchestrates the Private Sector Delegation (PSD) to the Global Fund Board, and partners closely … Read More

Margaret ArbogastGBCHealth Reappointed Global Fund Focal Point

Linkages between Malaria and Agriculture


Introduction The connections between agriculture and health are major and go both ways. Good health enhances agricultural productivity, and the intake of nutritious plant-based foods supports good health. Governments and corporations recognize the relevance of agriculture to maintain food security and generate economic benefits. Expansion of agricultural practices such as irrigation farming, use of chemical fertilizer and biotechnology farming, have … Read More

hcoulsonLinkages between Malaria and Agriculture

Private Sector and PMI Join Forces, Strengthen Angola’’s Capacity to Control Mosquitoes


Luanda, Angola – Top global companies and the President’s Malaria Initiative are working with the Government of Angola on an intensive technical training program to arm the country’s malaria fighters with state-of-the-art mosquito surveillance and vector control techniques. By aiding the sharing of these comprehensive technical skills and best practices in mosquito monitoring and evaluation, as well as providing training on … Read More

hcoulsonPrivate Sector and PMI Join Forces, Strengthen Angola’’s Capacity to Control Mosquitoes