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RESULTS UK welcomes announcement of first UN High Level Meeting on TB
RESULTS UK welcomes the United Nations’ announcement that it will convene its first ever High Level Meeting on tuberculosis at the 2018 UN General Assembly.
RESULTS UK response to the Bilateral Development Review and Multilateral Development Review
RESULTS UK congratulates the Department for International Development on the launch of the Bilateral Development Review and the Multilateral Development Review. Together these eagerly awaited documents highlight the future approach of UK development spending.
RESULTS UK welcomes ICAI recommendations on better policy coherence for withdrawal of UK aid
RESULTS UK welcomes the recommendations in the ICAI review, ‘When aid relationships change: DFID approach to exit and transition in its development partnerships’, released today.
The world's deadliest disease just got deadlier
New figures released by the WHO in the Global Tuberculosis Report 2016 show that TB, the world’s deadliest infectious disease, just got deadlier: more cases, more deaths, and more drug-resistance. According to the report, released today, there were an estimated 10.4 million new TB cases worldwide and 1.8 million deaths in 2015.
RESULTS UK applauds UK’s renewed commitment to ending AIDS, TB and malaria
RESULTS UK is thrilled to welcome the UK Government's global leadership in committing £1.1 billion to the life-saving Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
The commitment, announced by International Development Secretary Priti Patel in Montreal at the Fund’s Fifth Replenishment Pledging Conference, will play an essential role in saving 8 million more lives over just the next three years, on top of the 20m lives already saved by the Fund. It will also avert 41 million new infections across the three diseases.
Climate Risk Insurance must prioritise the world's poorest people
According to RESULTS UK’s new policy report ‘Weathering a Risky Climate’ published today ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit, there now exists an unprecedented opportunity for donors to support a mass expansion of climate insurance across developing countries. Last year, the G7 ambitiously pledged to reach an additional 400 million vulnerable people with climate risk insurance by 2020 through its ‘InsuResilience’ Initiative. But this will be impossible unless donors significantly step up their level of commitment and follow the ‘Pro-Poor Principles for Climate Risk Insurance’ set out in the report.
Leading the way towards the Global Goals: UK civil society call for a strong UK commitment to the Global Fund to save over a million lives
As politicians and policymakers gathered in Parliament today to mark World TB Day, leading international development charities called on the UK Government to invest £1.2 billion in the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at its 5th replenishment in order to save over 1 million lives.