7 February 2012
Leveling the playing field
Making aid to education deliver for children with disabilities
In the year 2015, world leaders should be coming together to celebrate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the broadest, most ambitious and wide raging statement on the future...
10 January 2012
Funding the future
Supporting innovation in the search for new vaccines
As the western world continues to suffer economic strife, funding for global development has never been harder to come by. To maintain finance for the fight against poverty we, as advocates, need to b...
6 December 2011
Funding for AIDS, TB and Malaria:
The poor paying with their lives for the financial crisis
Last week, the board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria announced that it would no longer be disbursing its 11th round of funding due to insufficient liquidity as a result of donors fail...
1 November 2011
The End of AIDS
On June 5th, 1981, the U.S Centres for Disease control recorded a cluster of Pneumocystis cariniipneumonia, in five men in Los Angeles. Pneumocystosis, as it is also known, is a form of pneumonia. It...
4 October 2011
Building local resilience
Who will lead in protecting the rural poor?
In the words of Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the UN, “climate change is happening right now and it is hitting the poor first, and hardest.” For poor people living in the rural, agricultural...