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It couldn't happen to me? Living with MDR-TB in Romania

3 February 2014

During his time in Romania, Tom Maguire from the campaigns team, met with a young woman called Cristina to discuss her experience of living with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). This guest blog from Cristina shows the huge impact MDR-TB can have on a young woman’s life and the level of courage and determination that is needed to complete two years of treatment.

You hear about it on TV but you think 'Neah! It couldn’t happen to me', and then it does. And you’re...

Action launched! Securing the future of education: take e-action and join conference call

31 January 2014
Act now to commit the UK to the future of education Education for all is at a critical moment. While some great progress has been made, there are still 57 million primary age children out of school around the world and a further 69 million adolescents are unable to attend lower secondary school.

Meanwhile, global spending on education is declining just when it is needed most.

The Global...

New Report Highlights the Role of the Global Partnership for Education

30 January 2014

Tony Baker, from RESULTS US, discusses the latest Education for All report and the increasingly important role that the Global Partnership for Education is playing in helping to get more children into school.

The 2013/14 Education for All Global Monitoring Report , the world’s most comprehensive annual report documenting progress towards the Education for All goals, was launched yesterday in Addis Ababa...

RESULTS welcomes Danielle Lasley to the team

29 January 2014

Hello everyone, my name is Danielle Lasley and I have just begun volunteering at RESULTS. I will be assisting with communications work and gra ssroots planning for the national conference in May. I will be organizing conference materials and researching potential venues and speakers to speak about the importance of combating the TB epidemic. I will also work on news blogs and utilize tools...

Tackling TB in Romania's Prisons

28 January 2014

Tom Maguire from the campaigns team at RESULTS spent two weeks during December in Romania creating a short video and photo-story on drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). In this blog post he discusses some of the innovative measures that have been introduced in Romania’s prisons to reduce TB rates.

Despite having one of the highest rates of TB and multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) in Eastern Europe (30,000 people currently have TB in Romania and 1,500 people die from it every...

Recording of January conference call now available

20 January 2014

We are pleased to announce that a recording of our January grassroots conference call is now available for download. The call launches our 2013 advocacy on the issue of TB among gold miners in Southern Africa.

Our guest speak on the call was Patrick Osewe who is Lead Health Specialist for the Southern Africa region of the World Bank and is very engaged with the Bank's continuing efforts at...

Job Vacancy: RESULTS is recruiting a Nutrition Advocacy Officer!

10 January 2014

RESULTS is looking to hire a Nutrition Advocacy Officer to join our health team!

Salary: £26,000 to £29,000 per year depending on experience

Location: Vauxhall, South London

Closing date: Thursday 30th January, 5pm.

We have an exciting opportunity for a well organised advocate to join our team as a Nutrition Advocacy Officer. The role will be responsible for implementing our nutrition work to build on the...

January action annouced

8 January 2014

In February this year, the great and the good of the African mining world will come together for their annual 'Indaba', the yearly industry investment conference.

This represents a golden opportunity to mobilise the vital political will needed to drive real, lasting change for thousands of miners and their families. Its time to be bold and ambitious and call on the UK to do everything they...

Achieving a Grand Convergence in Health by Focusing on TB and Child Survival

20 December 2013

RESULTS UK Health Advocacy Officer, Megan Wilson-Jones reflects on the findings of the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health, launched in London on 3 rd December 2013.

Earlier this month, distinguished global health professionals convened in London’s Royal College of Physicians to attend the launch of the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health - Global health 2035: a word converging within a generation....

Nelson Mandela – A Life of Advocacy

11 December 2013

Last week, RESULTS staff were in South Africa running advocacy trainings for partners from across Africa. Steve Lewis describes how plans changed when Nelson Mandela died:

[caption id="attachment_14175" align="alignright" width="225"] 'Mandela set us free'. An emotional morning in Cape Town workshop[/caption]

Our trainings were progressing smoothly last week in Cape Town – we had ten partners in one...

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