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Apply Now! GBCHealth 2014 Award Applications Are Open

September 10, 2013

GBCHealth today announced the opening of applications and nominations for its Business Action on Health Awards.

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China Diabetes Rate Higher than U.S.; GBCHealth Welcomes Pfizer Fellow

September 6, 2013

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week found that 114 million people in China are living with diabetes, the highest number in the world.

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Call for Companies to Join the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact

August 13, 2013

Companies are invited to join the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact in advance of a nutrition event during UN General Assembly week

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GBCHealth holds Corporate Summer Camp for Kids Affected by HIV

August 8, 2013

GBCHealth held a Corporate Summer Camp this July for 40 AIDS-impacted students from the Henan province in China.

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Is Your Company Smoke-Free Yet?

August 7, 2013

Global Smoke-free Work-Site Challenge Beckons Businesses

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The Word Is Out: UN Panel Recommends New Post-2015 Development Goals

July 17, 2013

The United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel recently released its report on the post-2015 development agenda, known as the “Sustainable Development Goals.”

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GBCHealth Co-Chair Ray Chambers Calls For Making Treatment Top Priority in AIDS Fight

July 17, 2013

Ray Chambers — GBCHealth Board Co-Chair and UN Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs and for Malaria — has penned an important piece calling for a significant scale-up of earlier treatment of HIV-positive people using antiretroviral therapy (ART).

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GBCHealth Reappointed Global Fund Focal Point

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.

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Report Issued on Mining Safety Conference

June 28, 2013

The International Conference on Mining and Minerals (ICMM) has released a report on its 2012 Health and Safety Conference in Santiago, Chile in November.

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GBCHealth to serve as Secretariat to Accelerate TB fight in Southern Africa

May 30, 2013

Business leaders, GBCHealth and the Stop TB Partnership have launched a new initiative to dramatically accelerate progress in the fight against tuberculosis, particularly in southern Africa.

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