Addressing Malnutrition in Vulnerable Areas

At a time when so many areas require more resources to meet SDG targets, the Global Nutrition Summit held in Milan last week sheds a light on what’s needed to accelerate the global response to malnutrition. A total of US$640 million in new funding was announced at the Summit. The Governments of Cote d’Ivoire, El Salvador and Madagascar, as well … Read More

Alyssa GovindanAddressing Malnutrition in Vulnerable Areas

Webinar Takeaways | Malaria Prevention and Nutrition: An Integrated Delivery Approach

Malnourished children, particularly those with severe acute malnutrition, have a higher risk of death from common childhood illness such as diarrhea, pneumonia, and malaria. Malnutrition and malaria combine in a vicious circle that has a huge impact on morbidity and mortality among the most vulnerable in the population (children and pregnant women). To tackle these challenges, it is imperative that … Read More

Matt RomneyWebinar Takeaways | Malaria Prevention and Nutrition: An Integrated Delivery Approach

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

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

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

Event Takeaways | 2016 Best in Business Action: Women & Girls

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

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

UNITLIFE: A Briefing for Private Sector Partners

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

Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps

A new report by GBCHealth, written in partnership with the MDG Health Alliance, presents a snapshot of health-related corporate investments in India, with a focus on business action on the MDGs. Based on survey findings from 23 leading Indian and multinational companies, the report – titled Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals: Closing the Gaps – documents the key … Read More

Nisa PatelBusiness and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps

Guide to 2014 UN General Assembly Side Events

The 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will convene the week of September 22nd in New York City, drawing together government, business and health leaders from around the world. A prominent theme this year will be the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—eight targets that the global health community is working toward achieving by 2015, and the new Post-2015 Sustainable … Read More

Nisa PatelGuide to 2014 UN General Assembly Side Events