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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...

A turning point for disability and development? It just might be.

10 December 2013

Lily Panish, RESULTS volunteer, and Dan Jones, Campaigns Manager, on a moment of huge opportunity for reversing the neglect of disabled people...

[caption id="attachment_14165" align="alignleft" width="212"] Photo credit Ben Langdon / VSO[/caption]

On Tuesday this week the world marked the UN’s International Day of Persons...

Historic Replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria Only a Starting Point

5 December 2013

The ACTION partnership thanks world leaders for the unprecedented commitments they have made to scale up the global fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

Today, world leaders gathered in Washington D.C. to commit a total of US $12 billion over the next three years to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the largest amount ever committed to fighting the three diseases. These pledges represent a 30% increase...

DFID Launches HIV Position Paper Update - Our Response

3 December 2013

On Thursday last week, at a special parliamentary event in the run-up to World AIDS Day, Lynne Featherstone MP, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development, formally launched the update of the DFID HIV Position Paper “Towards Zero Infections - Two Years On” . The paper examines the 2011 Position Paper after an extensive review process led by...

"You can't study if you're hungry..."

29 November 2013

MPs visit nutrition programmes in Tanzania

[caption id="attachment_14142" align="alignleft" width="200"] Checking for undernutrition at a health post in Chanika community[/caption]

Two British MPs recently visited Tanzania with staff from RESULTS UK, on a delegation which aimed to assess possibilities for improved early childhood development. The delegation visited education and nutrition programmes...

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