By Sonya Soni, GBCHealth Social Media Corps
Saraswati Soni, my great-grandmother who was shunned by her Indian community in the 1930s due to her widowed status, transformed personal adversity into social change by establishing Dehra Dun’s first NGO devoted to the delivery of health and education to orphaned girls in the foothills of the Himalayas…
Crowdblog, by FHI 360 & opening session attendees
The ambitious vision of the MDGs has guided much of the best and most innovative work of GBCHealth Member companies and the global organizations. But the completion date of Dec 31, 2015 is fast approaching.
In partnership with the MDG Health Alliance, new initiatives accelerate progress through the explicit engagement of the private sector. A special appearance by the Sleepy Man Banjo Boys started the session on the right note.
Crowdblog by FHI 360 & opening reception attendees
Attendees of GBCHealth’s Annual Conference gathered at the opening reception to celebrate two days of rich conversation on the essential role of business in global health. Comments were shared by GBCHealth’s Gary Cohen and MTV’s Bill Roedy in addition to a special screening of and panel discussion on the film, “How to Survive a Plague”. The evening was sponsored by Merck.
By Camille Saadé
This week, GBCHealth will bring together some of the most prominent private-sector leaders in the world to discuss strategies for tackling pressing global health challenges. This year’s GBCHealth conference will focus on how business can better align its work with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)…
Once a year GBCHealth convenes business and allied leaders to inspire deepened business engagement on the world’s pressing health challenges. This year’s Conference will be our most important and exciting yet, with a sharp focus on how business can better align its work with achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.