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May Grassroots Conference call: Nutrition for Growth Year of Action

7 May 2021

This month, the call kicked off with Aaron Oxley, Executive Director, giving an overview of recent UK Government announcements on cuts to the UK aid budget and where we're at with the campaign to oppose the cuts (we've since published a blog post on this topic ). After a roundup about the network's activities and hearing about a few exciting events that...

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

30 April 2021
"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.

In a statement released at the end of the day on 21 April, we learnt the Foreign Commonwealth and Development...

We’ve joined Crack the Crises – get involved in the first action!

22 April 2021

What is Crack the Crises?

Launched earlier this year, Crack the Crises is a coalition of more than 70 organisations from across the UK, advocating for a better future for people and planet. RESULTS UK joined because we want to be part of bringing people all around the country together to crack the crises of COVID-19, injustice and poverty, climate change and nature loss.

We don't work directly on all the issues mentioned,...

April 2021 Grassroots Conference Call - Building back better, brick by brick

8 April 2021

For the April monthly grassroots conference call, we were joined by expert speaker Clare Symonds , Senior Policy Advocacy Officer for Tuberculosis at RESULTS UK. We discussed the April campaign to influence the outcome of the G7 leaders summit, and how we can play a role in ensuring the UK Government commits to and encourages other leads to building strong health systems as part of the global COVID-19 recovery.

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The never-ending but uplifting journey of mentoring

11 March 2021

A guest blog post by Dr. Sylvia Anie, Mentor for Youth Leaders for Health in Ghana, Sierra Leone and Tanzania, 2020 - 2021.

Dr. Anie (centre) with some of the Youth Leaders for Health

“A mentor is a counsellor, cheerleader, and a comrade who works purposefully to guide, motivate and uplift”.

What a journey the past year has been!

It has been one of twists and turns, but certainly a highlight for me has been meeting 25 young men and women...

The African Roar: Youth Leadership in a Global Pandemic

5 March 2021

Ayesha Farah is the Campaigns Officer on the Youth Leaders for Health programme.

The Youth Leaders pose for a photo at the kick-off training in Addis Ababa, January 2020. Image: HFFG

January is a month frequently associated with new beginnings, but for the Youth Leaders for Health - 25 young advocates working across three African Countries - it marked the beginning of the end of their advocacy journey with the programme on ending malaria and strengthening health systems....

March 2021 Grassroots Conference Call

4 March 2021

On Tuesday 2 March, we held our monthly conference call and were delighted to be joined by guest speaker Anna Darling, Policy and Advocacy Advisor at Plan International UK. As this month's action is 'Fund Global Education!' , the call was focused on education and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), but there was also a crossover with the ongoing...

Nutrition is a human right

10 February 2021

Being healthy should not be a privilege: health is a fundamental human right. Given that our health depends on being able to eat meals that contain the vital nutrients our bodies need to survive and thrive - nutrition is also a human right, and shouldn’t be reserved to those who are privileged.

Malnutrition shows inequalities

Being malnourished takes many different forms. Undernutrition conditions include being wasted (dangerously thin for your height), stunted (...

February Grassroots Conference Call 2021- Oppose the aid cuts!

5 February 2021

On Tuesday 2nd February, 45 RESULTS UK campaigners from across the country came together for our monthly network-wide call to hear about what is happening with UK aid at the moment and why we should fight against the proposed cuts to the aid budget. Find out about the February ‘Oppose the aid cuts!’ campaign here .

We started with the usual roundups with Aaron Oxley, Executive Director, giving an...

International Education Day - Protect and prioritise education in 2021 and beyond

22 January 2021

This is a guest blog from Zoe Cohen, Secretariat Coordinator of the International Parliamentary Network for Education (IPNEd). Established in 2020, IPNEd seeks to mobilise political leadership for global education, and is the newest of RESULTS UK’s hosted organisations.

International Education Day - Protect and prioritise education in 2021 and beyond

Children who are Palestinian refugees at school in Ein El Hilweh, Lebanon...

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