Blog: 2020

Grassroots advocates storm Parliament in support of global immunisation!

5 March 2020

This is a guest blog by Hugh Reed from RESULTS Brighton. Hugh has been the co-leading the Brighton group leader since November 2019.

Grassroots advocates storm Parliament in day of support for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance!

OK, so “storm” is maybe a little strong… but we turned up in our masses! And so did our MPs!

RESULTS advocates outside the Houses of Parliament. Image: Dela Anderson / RESULTS UK

On 12 February me and 16 other...

February Grassroots Conference Call 2020: Funding the fight against malnutrition

7 February 2020

Thanks so much to Chris Dendys (pictured), nutrition advocacy expert and Excecutive Director of RESULTS Canada for joining us on the network-wide conference call this month. We explored how nutrition underpins so many of the Sustainable Development Goals, and how investing in nutrition can have wide-ranging health and economic benefits for individuals and communities.

We also discussed the opportunity this year's Nutrition For Growth 'pledging moment'...

New report shows highest ever funding for global health research – but gaps persist

30 January 2020

Many of you will have heard about the urgent need for new tools to prevent, diagnose and treat tuberculosis. We tend to talk about it quite a lot. Today, a brand new report charting investments into global health research and development (R&D) has been launched in Brussels, so we’re going to spend some time thinking about the bigger picture.

The G-Finder Report tracks funding for better tools against neglected diseases, which reached a new...

Working together to achieve real change

24 January 2020

With 2020 likely to prove a pivotal year for the UK Government’s approach to international development, RESULTS’ Senior Policy Advocacy Officer Callum Northcote looks ahead at the upcoming opportunities and argues that for civil society to achieve the impact we all want to achieve, we have to work together.

2020 is going to be an important year. We tend to say that every year, but this year does feel slightly different. We are a third of the way towards 2030 and the...

Let’s ensure everyone has The Right Climate to Learn!

24 January 2020

Today marks the International Day of Education, 2020 on the theme of 'Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace'. This is a guest blog from...

Youth Leaders for Health: Volunteer-led advocacy goes global!

24 January 2020

RESULTS has long supported global volunteer-led advocacy, working with partner organisations across the world to support community volunteers use their voices to fight poverty, just as grassroots campaigners do here in the UK . From TB advocacy in Eastern Europe to youth leadership on nutrition , we’re part...

Gavi at 20: How far have we come and how far can we go?

20 January 2020

This month marks 20 years since the creation of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Founded in 2000, by 2018 Gavi had immunised over 760 million children, delivering lifesaving interventions in over 60 countries saving 13 million lives . Gavi’s 20th birthday provides an important opportunity to celebrate Gavi’s achievements, and to focus minds on the remaining challenges.

The successes of Gavi in the last 20...

January Grassroots Conference Call 2020: DFID's support for global vaccination

20 January 2020

We kicked off 2020 with a network-wide conference call to discuss the politics of UK aid and development and the upcoming pledging moment for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance , which the UK will be hosting.

Our guest speakers on the call were Seb Meaney, Head of UK Strategy at Gavi, who talked about about the importance of UK support for Gavi and from Al Russell, Senior Public Affairs Adviser at Save the Children, on the role of DFID as a powerful anti-...

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