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

25 April 2022

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 Immunisation Week, at RESULTS, we have reflected on the advocacy we’re doing around vaccines, why it’s important, and what it’s got to do with an end to poverty.

Put simply,...

World TB Day: experiences of TB in Kenya

24 March 2022

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, photographs and videos provided to parliamentarians in a recent 'virtual trip' to Kenya.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, RESULTS UK regularly took delegations of parliamentarians to...

March Grassroots Conference Call

2 March 2022

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 form of multi-drug resistant TB during his medical residency which took him over three years to be cured. He provided a powerful insight into the world of TB both as a survivor of the disease and as a...

February Grassroots Conference Call

2 February 2022

Our 2022 February conference call provided great insight into the world of vaccine development. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) is a global partnership to accelerate the development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases and to enable equitable access to these vaccines during outbreaks. This was a new topic for a lot of our Grassroots network, and is often a topic which is shrouded in...

Parliament debates how to ensure equitable access to vaccines

14 January 2022

At the outset of the new year, a cross-party group of MP gathered at a backbench business debate in Westminster Hall to discuss global access to vaccines, and the UK Government’s part in the international response to-date .

14 Jan 2022

“It is time that the Government gives clarity as to how it will play a leading role in ending the pandemic globally. Boris Johnson says he wants us to be ‘Global Britain’. Well, now it is time to step up to the...

January Grassroots Conference Call

11 January 2022

In the first conference call of 2022, we had an overview of what's going on in the world of international development in the UK, and what opportunities are coming up for RESULTS campaigners this year to help overcome poverty and injustice. The main topic of the call this month was polio eradication, and the need for the UK commits to funding the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). We heard from Sona Bari, external relations coordinator for polio eradication at the World Health...

Prejudices and Privileges: how can we explain the terrible vaccine inequity of the COVID-19 response?

13 December 2021

With the World Health Organization’s (WHO) target of 40% COVID-19 vaccine coverage in every country by the end of 2021 looming and the world being completely off-course from achieving it, this blog analyses some of the decisions and factors that underpin our current state of inequitable access to COVID-19 tools, including vaccines and treatments. ...

December Grassroots conference call

9 December 2021

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 Review and the Nutrition for Growth Summit . We then heard from RESULTS Advocacy Officers about TB, COVID-19...

Grassroots Scrapbook 2021

7 December 2021

As a way of celebrating our Grassroots network and saying 'thank you' to RESULTS campaigners across the UK, we've put together a scrapbook of 2021. Join us in looking through some of the highlights of the year...

Happy International Volunteer Day: A journey around the world

3 December 2021

RESULTS UK belongs to a partnership called ACTION , which brings together advocacy organisations from around the world. Many of us have grassroots volunteer campaigners and advocates at the heart of what we do. So to mark International Volunteer Day, we want to showcase volunteers around the world who give up their time to advocate for an end to global poverty.

What is a volunteer? By...

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