Jeffrey Sachs, Cookie Monster, Cory Booker, Mark Dybul and 70+ Other Speakers: GBCHealth Conference Attracts Biggest Names in Global Health

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Jeffrey Sachs, Cookie Monster, Cory Booker, Mark Dybul and 70+ Other Speakers: GBCHealth Conference Attracts Biggest Names in Global Health

The world’s premiere annual conference on business and global health will take place May 15-17, 2013 in New York City.
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Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 6:30pm

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April 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The GBCHealth Conference features the most prominent visionaries in business and global health addressing the role of the private sector in improving health in the workplace, community and world. The conference will take place at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City on May 15-17 and includes panels and keynotes on the most pressing issues that companies engaged in global health face today.

The conference attracts the most inspiring leaders in global health today. Among the keynote and panel speakers this year will be Jeffrey Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University; Dr. Mark R. Dybul, newly named Executive Director of The Global Fund; Raymond G. Chambers, the U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Malaria; Dr. Richard Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News; Thomas Farley, Commissioner of NYC Dept. of Health; and CEOs and executives from the world’s largest companies. Recent GBCHealth conferences have featured U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Ted Turner, Muhtar Kent, CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, Deepak Chopra, Richard Branson, Gordon and Sarah Brown, George Soros, Annie Lennox, Sarah Jessica Parker, Whoopi Goldberg, and many more.

Select session highlights include Born HIV-Free: Achieving Zero Mother-to-Child Transmission by 2015; The Race to Meet the Millennium Development Goals; Saving Children's Lives: How Smart Businesses Are Building Shared Value;  Wellness and Women: From the Corporate Office to the Factory Floor; and When Top Meets Bottom: How Companies and Social Businesses Are Partnering for Health. Explore more 2013 session topics.

GBCHealth, formerly known as the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, is a non-profit coalition of more than 200 companies working to improve the health of their workforces and communities around the world.

This year’s conference will include a special focus on how businesses can accelerate achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals, a series of specific targets that the global community is racing to reach by December 2015.

Throughout the conference, GBCHealth will bestow its Business Action on Health Awards that honor corporate-led successes that fight the greatest health threats of our time.

Join the conversation and collaboration with attendees from business, government, multilaterals, academia and NGOs.

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Eve Heyn, Communications Manager
+1 (212) 584-1651
GBCHealth
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