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”