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Recording of the August conference call now available

9 August 2013

We are pleased to announce that a recording our August conference call is now available for download. Click here to download the call

In this month’s call we heard from Gavin Churchyard, Chief Executive Officer of the Aurum Institute for Health Research in South Africa on how we can get mining companies such as Anglo Gold Ashanti, to do more to combat the TB epidemic in the regions mining...

Breastfeeding: Giving Mother and Baby the Best Start to Life

7 August 2013

As we come to the end of Breastfeeding Week (1st-7th August) we would like to share some articles from RESULTS UK and our partners.

Child Malnutrition in Malawi: Why Breast is Best , by Judith Mtelera, a mother from Malawi

Breastfeeding is meant to be one of the most natural gifts a mother can give her child; but Judith struggled with it when her son was born...

Guest blog post: Ann Marie, co-leader of the Norwich group, shares her expereince of this years International Conference

7 August 2013

This July, six of our grassroots volunteers accompanied RESULTS staff to this years International Conference in Washington DC. This guest blog comes from one of the attendees -Ann Marie Pointer- who co-leads the Norwich group with her husband Mark.

What an adventure! Mark and I started off as Transatlantic virgins. The US was somewhere we might go eventually but as soon as word came out in the autumn about the IC I just knew I wanted to there and I’m so glad I made the...

Vomiting, anxiety, depression - just a few of the harrowing side effects of anti-tuberculosis drugs

6 August 2013

RESULTS' Health Advocacy Assistant, Bruce Warwick, looks at the awful side effects that can come with anti-TB treatment and discusses the urgent need for funding into research and development for new medicines.

Last week, on Friday, I came across this article in...

August Action Annouced

1 August 2013

Demand Industry Action in the fight against TB in southern Africa’s gold mines

We have been campaigning on the issue of TB among Southern Africa's goldminers for the past 18 months, advocating for a strong regional response supported by international actors like the UK and the World Bank. In that time we have seen some amazing progress, with real political will being committed by the heads of the state in the region, the UK announcing new funding for a project to tackle the issue...

August Action Annouced

1 August 2013

Demand Industry Action in the fight against TB in southern Africa’s gold mines

We have been campaigning on the issue of TB among Southern Africa's goldminers for the past 18 months, advocating for a strong regional response supported by international actors like the UK and the World Bank. In that time we have seen some amazing progress, with real political will being committed by the heads of the state in the region, the UK announcing new funding for a project to tackle the issue...

APPG on Global Education for All host parliamentary event: "Every Child Needs a Teacher"

17 July 2013

Dan Jones, Campaigns Manager at RESULTS and Co-ordinator of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Education for All, discusses the groups recent event at Parliament.

On Tuesday 9th July, Mark Williams MP and the APPG on Global Education for All hosted an event to celebrate the Send My Friend to School campaign 2013 and this year's theme, "Every Child Needs a Teacher" ....

€1.4 billion pledged for TB, HIV/AIDS and Malaria research and development

16 July 2013

RESULTS' Health Advocacy Assistant, Bruce Warwick, looks at the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership and warmly welcomes recent financial commitments.

Last week on 10 th July the European Commission (EC) approved a proposal for the continued support of the ‘ European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership ’ as it moves into its second phase (EDCPT II 2014-2024). This approval now means that Member...

Nutrition and Accountability: Translating money into action

12 July 2013

[caption id="attachment_13668" align="alignleft" width="172"] Kat Pittore measuring stunted children in India[/caption]

RESULTS' Nutrition Advocacy Officer, Kat Pittore, looks at how to transform June 8th pledges into outcomes for children.

On June 8 th 90 organisation, companies, and governments attended the Nutrition for Growth event and made significant commitments to ending...

Saoirse Fitzpatrick casts a critical eye over the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition

11 July 2013

Today's blog comes from Saoirse Fitzpatrick, former Campaigns Assistant at RESULTS UK. Saoirse has a background in African development politics and has experience of working in Malawi and Mozambique on small scale agricultural and permaculture projects.

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