Global Health Corporate Champions

The Global Health Corporate Champions will bring together 12 professionals from companies across multiple industries for a one-month immersion, service program in Accra, Ghana in June 2016.  The projects will focus on water and sanitation, food security and nutrition, gender equality and empowerment, and health systems strengthening, key public health issues in underserved communities. This diverse group of leaders will leverage their business and operational expertise to improve the effectiveness of local organizations, leaving in place longer term, sustainable capacity. The Global Health Corporate Champions is an activity of the USAID Global Health Fellows Program II, which is implemented by the Public Health Institute and addresses immediate and emerging human capital needs in the global health sphere.

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Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Engaging Employees for Impact: Global Health Corporate Champions Improve Capacity for Public Health in Senegal
For the third year in a row, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) will send top professionals into the field as Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), to work with local organizations to improve health in Africa. The highly skilled professionals, which include a physician, attorney, country manager, manufacturing manager, and supply chain director, will serve as pro bono consultants to two key public health organizations in Dakar, Senegal.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Global Health Corporate Champions Announce Their Team for Rwanda Cohort
All-star team will partner with NGOs in and around the capital city of Kigali, Rwanda addressing various aspects regarding community health including clean water and sanitation, food and nutrition security, health system strengthening, and gender inclusion and empowerment. As a result of the GHCCs assistance, local organizations improve their capability without taking resources away from their everyday operations.

Health & Healthcare

PYXERA Global Announces Global Health Corporate Champions II Cohort
PYXERA Global is thrilled to announce that the second Global Health Corporate Champions cohort will include the Dow Chemical Company, WE Communications, PIMCO, and SAP. The Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC) is an activity of U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II. The team will deploy in February 2017 to Accra, Ghana for a four-week immersive leadership experience.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Applications Are Now Open for the February 2017 Multi-Corporate Pro Bono Program
Global pro bono programs are now more accessible and affordable through the Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II.

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Strengthening Health System through Tri-Sector Collaboration in Ghana
“Utilizing this unique multi-company cohort to support evidenced-based health interventions builds capacity among this coalition,” said Sharon Rudy, Director, GHFP-II. “This collaboration is made possible by USAID, who provides the underlying support through the Global Health Fellows Program II, while the corporate partners provide the generous pro bono support.”

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Creating a Pro Bono Dream Team
Over the past eight years, global pro bono programs have become an effective way for companies to build global leaders while also working to address pressing problems faced by communities around the world. Lessons learned on-the-ground help leaders develop the ability to manage in highly complex, rapidly changing, resource constrained environments. Typically, companies send teams of 8 to 12 high-performing employees to partner with local organizations on assignments that aim to enhance local capacity in emerging and frontier markets.

Health & Healthcare

Global Health Corporate Champions Work to Make Health Services Accessible in Rural Ghana
This week, I’m in Ghana catching up with the Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), a dynamic group of eight professionals working to improve the quality of public health in Accra. Drawing from their collective expertise in management, product sustainability, operations, and finance, the GHCC are providing pro bono consulting to three social sector health organizations. This month-long service learning adventure is an activity of the Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II), a USAID program implemented by the Public Health Institute with support from PYXERA Global.

Health & Healthcare

Innovative Franchising and a Market-Based Approach Makes Health Services Accessible in Rural Ghana
Business and operational skills prove to be a vital and diverse element in addressing health services and information challenges in Accra, Ghana. The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II brings this diverse element to bear through its Global Health Corporate Champions, a multi-company cohort of business professionals on the ground in Accra, Ghana, serving local clients like HealthKeepers Network (HKN).

Health & Healthcare

Join the GHCC Probono Committee!
We invite you to be a part of the #GHCCGhana Pro Bono Committee. Just this week, the Global Health Corporate Champions—a multi-company pro bono team with the Dow Chemical Company, PIMCO, and PwC employees– landed in Ghana to collaborate with 3 force-of-nature NGOs.

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Global Health Corporate Champions Land in Accra, Ghana
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