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Coalition of global business gathers to turn knowledge into action on AIDS

Summary

More than 250 people from business and NGO sectors, government and multilateral bodies are gathering in Washington, D.C. for the annual conference of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

The Coalition, know as GBC, has convened the two-day event to help ensure that private sector initiatives on these three diseases remains high on the corporate agenda.

The GBC brings the private sector’s solutions-oriented approach and drive for measurable results to addressing HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. Members will discuss how to deliver practical tools and strategies that result in programmes achieving greater impact while being more cost-effective. Sessions are designed for exchanging knowledge and a diversity of perspectives, and also for investigating how to turn these reflections and ideas into action and results.