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UK on track to deliver commitments to the GAVI Alliance; but questions remain over wider commitment to avert child mortality

18 October 2013

Megan Wilson-Jones, Health Advocacy Officer at RESULTS UK comments on the UK’s commitment to GAVI

Today, the ACTION global health advocacy partnership released a ‘Donor Immunization Record’ to track whether donors are delivering on their commitments to the GAVI Alliance, a public-private partnership working to increase...

RESULTS UK endorses EU Manifesto on Global Health

11 October 2013

This week RESULTS UK and 47 other Civil Society Organisations endorsed an EU Manifesto on Global Health. Today we share our colleague's, Fanny Voitzwinkler from Global Health Advocates , blog on the manifesto and what it all means in the run-up to the 2014 European Parliamentary elections:

“Achieving the highest attainable standard of health for all is an integral part of thriving societies, a cornerstone of well...

Big news on our campaign for education for children with disabilities!

4 October 2013

Dan Jones, RESULTS UK's Campaigns Manager, on being newly wedded and catching up on a major announcement at the UN in New York...

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I return to the office a married man! After leaving for honeymoon I deliberately let my phone run out of battery...

October conference call recording now available

3 October 2013

We are pleased to announce that a recording of our October conference call is now available for download. The call marks the launch of our October action on mobilising UK support for increasing global levels of trained health workers.

A Laudable Commitment: Media Round-up of the UK's Global Fund Announcement

3 October 2013

This blog post is by RESULTS Health Advocacy Assistant, Bruce Warwick.

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If you're a regular follower of our blog or supporter of RESULTS UK you would've been hard pressed not to notice that last week the UK...

Guest Blog: Norwich group meet Paralympic athletes to discuss disability and development

1 October 2013

Today's blog comes from Mark and Ann Marie Pointer of our Norwich group

[caption id="attachment_13933" align="alignright" width="300"] Norwich group with Paralympian Amy Conroy[/caption]

Following our July Action, we had a great response from our GB Paralympians in Norfolk interested in becoming “Champions for Change” for children with disabilities. We recently had...

Nutrition Accountability: Translating Words into Action

1 October 2013

This blog post is by RESULTS Nutrition Advocacy Officer, Kat Pittore.

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Today the World Health Organization is meeting to discuss indicators for the Global Monitoring Framework on Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition - in other words- how will we know that the world is on...

Eight hundred days to go....lessons learnt for saving children's lives

27 September 2013

In the second post from New York, Steve Lewis reports on child health progress at the UN General Assembly.

Yesterday the UN General Assembly recommitted their efforts to meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and began the formal process to decide the framework for the next 15 years. Some of the MDGs have been met, but the MDGs on Maternal Health and Child Health are among the most off-track. RESULTS has recently committed to increasing our advocacy on Child...

A Landmark Day for Disability and Development

24 September 2013

Steve Lewis, Health Advocacy Manager at RESULTS UK, reports from the UN High Level Meeting on Disability and Development at UNGA.

As I moved this morning from my hotel to the UN Plaza slightly late, I ran down some stairs in the hotel, more stairs into the subway, and pushed my way through the busy New York streets. Yet this is a first world city. How much greater are the barriers to participation in the towns and villages of the developing world. But New York is filled...

Activists applaud UK Government for new contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

23 September 2013

23 SEPTEMBER 2013, LONDON : The new pledge announced today by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) of up to £1 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) is enthusiastically welcomed by activists who have been calling on the UK Government to increase its commitment.

“The UK Government deserves praise for choosing to prioritise such an important institution at a critical time,” said Aaron...

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