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Recording of November conference call now available

6 November 2013

We are pleased to announced that a recording of our November conference call is now available for download. November conference call

Our guest speaker on the call was Saul Geurrero, Head of Technical Development at Action Against Hunger UK . Saul spoke about the need to develop strong accountability mechanisms for ensuring that governmental...

TB advocates gather in Paris for conference and call for more ambitious TB targets

6 November 2013

Last week at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease civil society made their voices heard loud and clearly when they stormed the stage to demand faster progress towards eliminating TB. The group of advocates, who declared a need for a target of zero TB deaths, brought some much needed urgency to the room as they called for greater ambition in attempts to eliminate TB.

Along with advocates from across the world,...

Are we halfway there on immunisation?

31 October 2013

Megan Wilson-Jones, Health Advocacy Officer at RESULTS UK talks about the GAVI Midterm Review this week.

Here in the UK we very rarely think about vaccines other than when we are lucky enough to be traveling to an exotic location for a holiday or even work. It is only at this point we feel a sudden need to ensure we are up-to-date with vaccines against the weird, unpronounceable and somewhat terrifying diseases that lurk in these locations. This view of vaccines stems from...

November action launched! Securing accountability for UK nutrition spending

31 October 2013

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On June 8th 2013, RESULTS was celebrating the success of the ‘Nutrition for Growth’ event; world leaders had come together in London and pledged $4.1 billion for tackling the global scourge of undernutrition, with the UK alone promising £655 million in new money.

We...

New report reveals daily struggle for TB patients in the UK as organisations call for a step up in the government's response

23 October 2013

A new report launched today titled “ UK TB Voices: The Story Behind the Statistics ” depicting the personal stories of individuals affected by TB in the UK, calls on the UK Government to form a national strategy for TB and highlights the need for a coordinated international response to the disease.

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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...

[caption id="attachment_13959" align="alignleft" width="212"] A child in school uses sign language. Image copyright Ben Langdon / VSO.[/caption]

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.

[caption id="attachment_13942" align="alignright" width="300"] Justine Greening announces UK pledge[/caption]

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...

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