An important step forward in greater private sector engagement

In November, the Government of Indonesia hosted the 5th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Ministerial meeting, bringing together delegations from governments, multilateral organizations, NGOs and the private sector to discuss the progress achieved to-date in strengthening health security capacity since the start of the GHSA and chart the way forward for the next phase ...

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Leveraging the private sector to bridge the gap in Nigeria’s healthcare system

Last month, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) convened a high-level forum in Nigeria, “Bridging the Gap in Nigeria’s Health System” – featuring roundtable discussions highlighting strategies and models to address effective healthcare financing, best practices for preventing and treating communicable and non-communicable diseases and innovative solutions to strengthen Nigeria’s healthcare system. This forum is ...

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Public-private partnerships: Lessons from the AIDS response in Botswana

Last year, Rabin Martin President & CEO Jeff Sturchio presented to the Exploring Partnership Governance in Global Health workshop presented by the National Academies of Sciences and Medicines. As we near World AIDS Day, sharing his thoughtful insights on how the multi-sectoral African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnership (ACHAP) between the Bostwana government and the private ...

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A useful new platform illustrates countries’ health security capacity

The Private Sector Roundtable (PSRT), for which Rabin Martin serves as Secretariat, has been working with one of its members, Qlik, to develop and launch an online platform illustrating country qualitative and quantitative data on health security capacity. The platform is an interactive visualization of data from the Joint External Evaluations (JEE), conducted by ...

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High-level meetings on TB and NCDs to follow this year’s United Nations General Assembly

This week, heads of state and members from civil society, development and the private sector will gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly and related meetings. The formal agenda kicks off on September 18th, with the majority of side events that present a unique opportunity for multisectoral engagement and dialogue on key global health issues taking place September 23rd-27th.
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Spotlight on corporate responsibility: Rabin Martin brings unique perspective to strengthen clients’ leadership in global health

Rabin Martin is proud to be a part of the Omnicom family, a company that is committed to promoting responsible practices and making positive contributions to society around the globe.  Our work was recently featured in Omnicom’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility report, showcasing how we work at the intersection of the private sector and unmet public health need to help our clients become leaders in health.
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New strategies for clinical research for the developing world

The objective of medical research is to develop interventions to improve the health of individuals, communities and populations. But many women, especially those who are pregnant, have been left out when it comes to testing the effectiveness of new medicines.  We helped convene a conference in Geneva, Switzerland to raise awareness and explore potential solutions on this issue.
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A multi-sectoral strategy for women and children’s health

In 2010 the UN Foundation, on behalf of the United Nations Secretary-General, retained Rabin Martin to design and implement a global strategy and effort to meet health development goals for women and children. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, along with global leaders from a wide range of sectors, joined in the launch of a concerted worldwide effort to save the lives of more than 16 million women and children.
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