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May action launched! Has anyone seen £655 million anywhere?

2 May 2014
It doesn't seem like the kind of thing you can just leave lying around...

But that seems like what the UK Government has done. On June 8th, 2013, the UK pledged that it would be spending £655 million on fighting global undernutrition - a condition which takes the lives of over 1 million children every year. But since then, they have gone fairly quiet, making spending announcements which only add up to about 5% of the total. So where's the rest of the money gone? Well, as we approach the...

Child health advocacy tour with Dr Sharmin Zahan

1 May 2014

As World Immunisation Week comes to an end, child health expert, Dr Shamrin Zahan from BRAC in Bangladesh writes about her experiences visiting London as part of a RESULTS UK child health advocacy tour.

I arrived in London on Saturday afternoon, after a short trip to Nairobi to undertake media training hosted by ACTION. London is the city I consider my second home after Dhaka, since it is where I started my medical career, working in both a clinical and community setting....

Reason #5: The Global Partnership for Education gets results

30 April 2014

Over eight weeks, RESULTS affiliates in the UK, Australia, Canada and the U.S. are delving deeper into 8 key reasons to invest in the Global Partnership for Education now more than ever, outlined in our joint report ‘...

Improving the Lottery of Life for Women and Girls

25 April 2014

RESULTS UK Health Advocacy Officer, Megan Wilson-Jones reflects on the impact of vaccines on women and girls during World Immunisation Week.

It is the cruel lottery of life that will determine your chances of surviving in the world depending on three simple questions:

Where were you born?Where do you live? What is your gender?

The answers to these questions will have a significant impact on your ability to survive the first five years of your life, attend school, get...

Malnutrition and Malaria: A Deadly Combination

25 April 2014
Today marks World Malaria Day and the week of the launch of a new global campaign - Generation Nutrition . Sabrina de Souza, Nutrition Advocacy Assistant talks about the deadly synergy between these two child killers.

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Let's be the generation that ends children dying of acute malnutrition

24 April 2014

Recently returned from visiting nutrition programmes in Asia and Africa, Steve Lewis, RESULTS Global Health Advocacy Manager, calls for increased efforts to end deaths from acute malnutrition.

A new coalition of development agencies is calling for child deaths from acute malnutrition to be ended. The Generation Nutrition report launched today shows...

Reason #4: The GPE mobilizes developing country resources towards their own education system

23 April 2014

Over the next eight weeks, RESULTS affiliates in the U.K., Australia, Canada, and the U.S. will delve deeper into 8 key reasons to invest in the Global Partnership for Education now more than ever. You can read the blog about Reason #1, by RESULTS Australia’s Camilla Ryberg here and...

Reason #3: The Global Partnership for Education Complements Bilateral Efforts in Global Education

17 April 2014

Over the next eight weeks, RESULTS affiliates in the U.K., Australia, Canada, and the U.S. will delve deeper into 8 key reasons to invest in the Global Partnership for Education now more than ever. You can read the blog about Reason #1, by RESULTS Australia’s Camilla Ryberg, here and...

Join our webinar on exciting new nutrition campaign

14 April 2014

Join our webinar to learn about our exciting new nutrition campaign

World Health Worker Week: no health without health workers

11 April 2014

To mark World Health Workers Week, Jessica Kuehne, health advocacy officer at RESULTS, discusses the critical role health workers play in delivering healthcare around the world.

How many times have you come into contact with a health worker in the last year? If you’re like me, this would amount to multiple times – I see an optometrist to get my eyes checked, I went to the dentist when...

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