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GBC Members Luncheon in Moscow
GBC member companies’ representative were invited to share their current health-related agenda, to discuss GBC’s mandates expansion to non-communicable diseases and perspectives of business collective actions to improve employees and wider community health in Russia during luncheon in Moscow on April 26

June 1-2: Celebrate Ten Years with GBC in New York City
Join Gordon and Sarah Brown, Anne Mulcahy, George Soros, Ted Turner and many other global health and business leaders at GBC's 10th Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner. Registration and sponsorship opportunities are now available.


The Translational Health Sciences and Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institute of the Government's Department of Biotechnology, and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has jointly announced an agreement to operate and fund an HIV vaccine design program in India


A new report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS shows that the AIDS epidemic is beginning to change course as the number of people newly infected with HIV is declining and AIDS-related deaths are decreasing. Together, this is contributing to the stabilization of the total number of people living with HIV in the world


More than five million lives can be saved in the next five years if governments and donors invest fully in a new global plan to stop tuberculosis launched in Johannesburg, Berlin and Geneva this week by the World Health Organization's Stop TB Partnership.


A new study reveals that the oil and gas industry supply chain - which includes oil companies, contractors and sub-contractors - does not perceive the full extent of the risks that HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria pose to its workforce, productivity and profitability


HIV infection in Russia remains at epidemic levels, and along with the rest of eastern Europe this is the only part of the world where infection rates are still rising.


While 160 People Are Infected with HIV in Russia Every Day, the Country Still Does Not Have a Clear Prevention Strategy


The Millennium Foundation announced it would enable donations for its Massivegood charity to be collected through corporate travel channels, with the backing of industry heavyweights including Amadeus, American Express, BCD Travel, Carlson Wagonlit, Sabre and Travelport.


Natalya Podogova, Director of GBC representative office in the Russian Federation and Ukraine, comments the news about the successful AIDS vaccine trial on the BBC Russian Service


There should be strict instructions for those doing drug testing of students to protect children’s and their parents human rights, believes AIDS and drug expert Dr Tatiana Grechanaya, Director of the HEALTH@WORK Program of the GBC


People with conditions such as HIV, TB and malaria should not rely on homeopathic treatments, the World Health Organization has warned


The government is investigating whether a nationwide shortage of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs led to the reported deaths of HIV-positive people in northern Uganda this month


In a daring experiment in Europe, scientists used mosquitoes as flying needles to deliver a "vaccine" of live malaria parasites through their bites


Young men have flocked by the thousands to this clinic for circumcisions, the only one of its kind in South Africa


The economic crisis has disrupted HIV prevention and treatment programs, including causing shortages of anti-retroviral drugs, a report by UNAIDS and the World Bank said Monday


GBC Annual Report 2009

12.01.2010 Semiannual roundtable of the National Association "Business for Healthy Society"

The 8th Roundtable of National Association “Business for Healthy Society” was held on December 1 in Moscow. The roundtable, devoted to WAD and Russian companies’ engagement, was hosted by Mercedes-Benz Russia and its CEO Jurgen Zauer, co-chair of the Association. The meeting was co-lead by another co-chair of the Association Sergey Litovchenko, executive director of Russian Managers Association

07.17.2010 GBC participation in XVIII International AIDS Conference

Moscow staff of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GBC) participated in XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna representing GBC’s position in regards to business engagement and policy advocacy.

06.07.2010 2010 GBC Conference and Awards for Excellence in Business Action

Global Health Action, the 2010 GBC Annual Conference, June 7-8 in Washington, D.C., will convene practitioners, strategists, donors, and government leaders for a hands-on meeting that blends the knowledge and practical skills of corporate and non-corporate leaders.

05.28.2010 VII roundtable of “Business for Healthy Society” National Association

On May 28, 2010, VII roundtable of “Business for Healthy Society” National Association was held. The National Association continued its work on formulating the corporate strategy for employees’ health protection and prevention of alcohol abuse

04.24.2010 History of HIV/AIDS In Posters

Exhibition "HIV/AIDS. History in Posters" opened in the city of Orel. The exhibition consists of 20 posters created in different years since the beginning of the HIV epidemic. The oldest poster, presented in the exhibition, was designed in Great Britain in 1984.

12.22.2009 HEALTH@WORK HIV Prevention Model is Replicated in Belarus

GBC expert, Dr. Tatiana Grechanaia shared experience of HEALTH@WORK Program implementation in Russia and Ukraine during a roundtable in Minsk, Belarus. The round table was held in the framework of the workplace HIV/AIDS prevention project started in November 2009.

12.15.2009 Capacity Building of Companies’ Medical Advisors on Risky Behaviors Change

On December 15-17, GBC held its HEALTH@WORK Program Module for Occupational Health Specialists on Risky behaviors Change to Prevent harmful consequences of alcohol and drug abuse, including HIV infection. The training lasted three days and gathered occupational health specialists and medical advisors

12.10.2009 Shell Employees Participate in the Brand New Seminar for Families from the HEALTH@WORK Program

On December 10th and 14th, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC) held its first official seminar for families “How to Talk to Your Kids about HIV/AIDS and Other Tough Issues” for Shell Corporation employees

11.16.2009 GBC's advertisement won the prize of the AIDS Video Clip Contest

Russian Media Partnership’s video public service announcement “Pool” won the third prize of the AIDS Video Clip Contest „Clip & klar Europe 09“ within the Category “Best National T.V. and Social Advertisement Campaign against AIDS”.

10.17.2009 Activity of the Russian Media Partnership to Combat HIV/AIDS Was Presented at the Conference of Muskie Club

Special section “NGO and community work” covered questions of motivation of NGO’s leaders and participants, and other commonly encountered problems. Participants also discussed the ways of work optimization and possibilities of business models’ using.

10.09.2009 RMP participated in the 1st International Conference “Raising Effectiveness of Social Advertising in Russia”

Ekaterina Kochetygova, Russian Media Partnership coordinator, presented at the “Raising Effectiveness of Social Advertising in Russia” conference the report titled “Global Media Initiative against AIDS: Russian and international experience”.

10.07.2009 Natalya Podogova participated in the HIV Conference of Central Asian states and Azerbaijan

Natalya Podogova, the Chairman of the Board of the Charitable Foundation for support of priority strategies in public health, participated in 4th Inter-Parliamentary HIV Conference in Bishkek. The conference covers the legislative securing of anti-HIV measures and the priorities of inter-regional collaboration.

09.30.2009 Mercedes-Benz’ Engagement in the Social Diseases Prevention in the Workplace

In September 2009, Mercedes-Benz has published its own version of the GBC’s well-received publication “Facts about HIV and AIDS”. The booklets were distributed to employees together with the corporate newspaper “Mercedes-Benz Messenger”

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