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Action Plan Calls for More Partnerships to Fight Malaria

October 17, 2013

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership and the United Nations Development Programme launch action plan that calls for greater coordinated action to fight malaria.


GBCHealth Welcomes $750 Million Pledge by Nordic Countries to the Global Fund

September 18, 2013

The governments of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland have announced this week a pledge of $750 million to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the 2014-2016 period.


UNAIDS Calls on Countries to Scale Up Access to Treatment of HIV/AIDS

July 19, 2013

UNAIDS released a report this week to accelerate action to reach 15 million people with HIV medicine by 2015 -- the goal set by United Nations Member States in 2011.


What Does Health Reform Mean for Your Company's Wellness Program?

July 17, 2013

We all know that prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure. But it’s much harder to convince someone to eat a healthy diet or get on the treadmill than it is to prescribe a pill. While employers across the world are implementing wellness programs, until now there hasn’t been much official guidance on what those programs should include or how to get employees to participate.


Ray Chambers Appoints New Leadership to His Special Envoy's Office

June 6, 2013

GBCHealth's Board Co-Chair Ray Chambers has appointed Suprotik Basu as CEO of the combined office of the Special Envoy and the MDG Health Alliance; GBCHealth's David Alport to lead communications for Chambers' global health work


Health Leaders Pledge Accelerated Efforts to Combat Tuberculosis & the TB/HIV Co-Epidemic in Southern Africa

April 2, 2013

Health leaders from governments, international agencies and civil society gathered in Swaziland on March 21st to launch an accelerated response to the TB and TB/HIV epidemics in Africa as the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) looms near.


Health Awards for Companies in Kenya and Ethiopia

February 8, 2013

The Health Enterprise Fund is launching a funding challenge to uncover innovative and replicable solutions that address critical health priorities in Kenya and Ethiopia.


Health and Development Goals After 2015: Your Vote Wanted

January 31, 2013

The United Nations and partners recently launched the MY World project to poll the world’s citizens on their top development priorities once the Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015.The results of this study will inform world leaders’ future policies and global development agenda.


Mark Dybul, New Chief of Global Fund, Calls for Redoubling Funding Efforts

January 22, 2013

The Big Push to Defeat AIDS, TB & Malaria

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January 16, 2013

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