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Immunization, health and poverty: a look at our vaccine-related advocacy

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Co-authored by Vinny Wooding, Chhavi Bansal, Harry Bignell and Ruthie Walters

During World Immunization Week (24-30 April), people around the world come together to highlight the importance of vaccines and how they protect us against diseases. So, for World...

April Grassroots Conference Call

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Our April grassroots conference call delved into the importance of supporting the work of the Global Fund to Fight TB, AIDS and Malaria. We were joined by guest speaker Laura Zagrebelsky who leads the UK donor relations at the Global Fund. The Global Fund provides 77% of all...

World TB Day: experiences of TB in Kenya

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On World TB Day 2022, this blog seeks to amplify some stories and experiences from TB patients, healthcare workers and advocates across Kenya, to raise awareness of one of the deadliest infectious diseases and advocacy efforts to #EndTB. We touch upon some of the meetings, briefings,...

March Grassroots Conference Call

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Our March grasroots conference call delved into the reasons why we must continue our campaigning to end tuberculosis (TB). We were joined by guest speaker Dr. Uvistra Naidoo, a paediatrician in Capetown, South Africa with a special interest in childhood TB. Uvi contracted a severe...

December Grassroots conference call

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In our December call, we reflected on our campaigning in 2021 and heard some updates and news about recent UK Government decisions on international development issues, in particular the disappointing outcomes of the Spending...

TB or not TB: An end to this killer infectious disease by 2030

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Global health and infecti ous diseases have never been a more popular topic of conversation than over the past 18 months. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all developed a new vocabulary, where “vaccines”, “R-rates”, “transmission” and “cases” are words we throw into...

The world was a very different place 100 years ago

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In 1921, we were recovering from a major flu pandemic and the First World War. Telephones were still a rarity, and those that did exist were clunky, static and expensive. We were still five years away from the world’s first...

“Callous and short-sighted.” What do the aid cuts mean for global health and education?

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"Callous and short sighted." What do the aid cuts mean for global health and education?

The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab recently confirmed the Government’s plans to slash global health and education funding in the middle of the worst pandemic in a century.

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Changing of the Guard

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By Matt Oliver, Parliamentary Advocacy Officer for TB. Last Thursday evening saw one of the most remarkable elections the UK has ever had. As the nation went to the polls, few could have expected what was about to unfold. By 8am the following morning, 92 MPs had lost their seats, joining a...

Parliamentary delegation examines Zambia's progress on TB and child survival

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RESULTS UK recently led a delegation to Zambia with four parliamentarians from the UK’s three largest parties to examine how the country is addressing the global health challenges of Tuberculosis (TB) and child survival....

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