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Invest now, change the world later: why funding HIV and TB vaccines research is worth the money

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This week is World Immunisation Week, giving us a chance to celebrate the tremendous impact of vaccines on the world.

Vaccinations are widely recognised as one of the most successful and cost-effective health interventions around. Because they take effect before someone falls ill, they...

Joining the Dots Together

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This guest blog post was written by London RESULTS Group member Stephen Richards. Stephen graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2012 with a B.A. in philosophy and has been volunteering with RESULTS UK since 2016. He enjoys advocacy mainly for the people and chance to make a...

July grassroots conference call

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A recording of the July grassroots conference call is now online. This month, we were joined by Mandy Slutsker, Policy and Advocacy Manager at the ACTION Global Health Advoacacy Partnership...

Taking the TB message to Downing Street

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Chris Woodgates, grassroots campaigner in the RESULTS Brighton group, writes about his recent visit to 10 Downing Street. Chris is based in Brighton and is currently studying for a BA in Anthropology at the University of Sussex.

Since joining RESULTS...

Power, People, Presidents, Paper and Pledges

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This year, the UN is hosting the first High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis (TB) on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. This is a remarkable opportunity for some of the world’s most powerful people to end the world’s deadliest infectious disease.

For all of you keen politicos and...

Prevention is always better than cure: World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018

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This blog post was co-written by Janika Hauser, Parliamentary Advocacy Officer for Tuberculosis, and Yasmin Mahboubi, Parliamentary Advocacy Officer for Child Health, to mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018.

Since their discovery in 1928 by biologist Sir Alexander Fleming,...

Regional cooperation in the fight against tuberculosis: politics and practice in Papua New Guinea

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Last week almost 15,000 international delegates and world leaders gathered in Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea (PNG), to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. APEC is a regional economic forum that was established in 1989 and is made up of 21 countries. It aims...

Vans vs HIV

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“I’ve known him for years. He watched his father beat his mother to death at 9. After that, he searched the bins for food while his father got drunk. He started injecting drugs at 12. He felt that streets were kinder to him than his family, so that’s where he’s lived ever since.”

This...

December grassroots conference call

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A recording of the December grassroots conference call is now online. This month, we were joined by three expert RESULTS staff members to talk about our advocacy priorities for the coming year. These are also outlined in...

Why I’ve chosen to become a TB activist

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This guest blog post was written by Demi Mason, who is a member of the RESULTS London group and is a TB survivor. Demi was born in Australia but now lives in London as a writer and activist.

We live in a society today where people seem to have forgotten about a very real, impactful and...

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