Partnership

The CollaborateUp Formula

The methodology that brings people together around challenges in the commons
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The CollaborateUp Formula for forming, managing, and scaling partnerships outlines the deliberative steps needed to approach multi-stakeholder challenges for which there are no obvious responsible parties. The Formula combines a wealth of partnership-building experience, adapted rapid development tools, and elements of the Lean Startup methodology, to give practitioners the agility to identify and pursue a path forward, no matter the context.

A Pluralistic Approach to Non-Communicable Diseases

Bridging the gap between food and agriculture and public health
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More than five years have passed since the 2011 United Nations high-level meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs). NCDs such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and chronic lung disease are a leading cause of mortality worldwide, responsible for more than 30 million deaths annually. These diseases alone place an enormous burden on health systems, representing $2 trillion a year in health costs, and the projected toll in lost economic output by 2030 is a staggering $47 trillion.

Four Steps to Successful Corporate Citizenship

How volunteerism and nonprofit partnership power John Deere’s cycle of citizenship
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After nearly five years, a team of John Deere managers recently returned to three villages in rural Rajasthan, India, with great anticipation and a simple purpose: to see whether the Joint Initiative for Village Advancement (JIVA) was living up to its name.

It Takes Two (or Sometimes Three) to Make a Thing Go Right

Six elements for a successful approach to public, private, social sector collaboration
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At PYXERA Global, we have been talking about the importance of partnership A LOT. Like A LOT, A LOT. Like, we know you are sick of hearing us talk about it, A LOT.

Reporting on the SDGs Action Platform

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We are at a key moment in the evolution of sustainability; transparency is fast becoming the new paradigm for conducting business. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have ushered in a new era of global development objectives to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, and the active participation of business is a principle driver in achieving these goals.

Ask, Spark, Crowdsource

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“Hey dad, what new books should I get?”

“Why don’t you post a status online asking your friends for their suggestions?”

8 minutes later: “Woah, Ben, Ally, and Nora all suggested the same book. It actually sounds really great. That’s the winner right there. Can I get it?”

…A post-holiday conversation I did not personally have with my daughter, but perhaps similar to one many of you may have had with your own sons and daughters: whether your kids were on a quest for a new book, or movie, or help on their math homework.

Novartis Joins Global Initiative to Fight the Rise of Noncommunicable Diseases

Novartis joins more than 20 leading biopharmaceutical companies to launch “Access Accelerated”, a global initiative to further advance access to prevention and care for noncommunicable diseases in low and lower-middle income countries
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January 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On January 18, 2017 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Novartis joins more than 20 leading biopharmaceutical companies to launch “Access Accelerated”, a global initiative to further advance access to prevention and care for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low and lower-middle income countries (LICs and LMICs).

Novartis Dialogue Explores Response to Chronic Illness in Poor Countries

Health experts from around the world met on November 29 to discuss ways to tackle an emerging crisis.
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December 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic. Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic.

Novartis Launches SMS for Life 2.0 in Nigeria to Help Improve Access to Essential Medicines

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  • SMS for Life 2.0 launches for the first time in Kaduna State, Nigeria’s third most populous region, in collaboration with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health

  • Program uses smartphones and tablet computers to improve access to medicines and increase disease surveillance, helping to provide better care for patients

  • Initiative builds on the success of award-winning SMS for Life and will introduce eLearning for local healthcare workers
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  • SMS for Life 2.0 launches for the first time in Kaduna State, Nigeria’s third most populous region, in collaboration with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health

  • Program uses smartphones and tablet computers to improve access to medicines and increase disease surveillance, helping to provide better care for patients

  • Initiative builds on the success of award-winning SMS for Life and will introduce eLearning for local healthcare workers

Novartis Access Shares One-year Learnings and Announces Memorandum of Understanding with Rwanda

Summary: 
  • Rwanda becomes third country to launch Novartis Access portfolio against chronic diseases with first deliveries planned in early 2017
  • Since September 2015, Novartis Access has delivered more than 100,000 monthly treatments to Kenya, Ethiopia and Lebanon*
  • First-year learnings underline broader systemic issues in roll-out countries
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  • Rwanda becomes third country to launch Novartis Access portfolio against chronic diseases with first deliveries planned in early 2017
  • Since September 2015, Novartis Access has delivered more than 100,000 monthly treatments to Kenya, Ethiopia and Lebanon*
  • First-year learnings underline broader systemic issues in roll-out countries

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