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UK leadership is vital if stalling education progress is to be kick-started

9 July 2013

RESULTS' Campaigns Manager and education lead Dan Jones looks at the latest progress report on universal primary education...

[caption id="attachment_13647" align="aligncenter" width="500"] School children in Central African Republic (Credit: DFID / Simon Davis)[/caption]

A few weeks ago the UN's '...

Recording of July Conference call now available

4 July 2013

We are pleased to announce that a recording of our July conference call is now available for download. You can simply click here to access the file.

The call launches our July action which is focused on bolstering UK Government support for inclusive education as they seek to secure the legacy of the...

Bovines and Tuberculosis

2 July 2013

Health Advocacy Officer, Matt Oliver, gives his thoughts on the recent headlines on bovine tuberculosis.

In recent days the subject of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) has grabbed unprecedented media attention. After the government’s controversial decision to carry out a badger cull gained a few column inches, the news that 28,000 cows slaughtered due to bTB infection had been sold by DEFRA (the Department...

July action launched!

26 June 2013

It’s almost a year since the Paralympics, and there are signs of real progress in the UK Government’s efforts to reach disabled children through their education aid programmes.

The “Worst Public Health Epidemic We’re Facing Today”? Tuberculosis in the Mining Sector

26 June 2013

Article published by Michael Hodgkinson at Think Africa Press, Friday 21st June, 2013.

A third of all new cases of TB in Africa are thought to be related to the mining industry.

Despite being both preventable and curable, tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the most serious health problems facing sub-Saharan Africa. According to the World Health Organisation, an estimated 2.3 million people in Africa...

RESULTS welcomes Alex Kearney to the team

24 June 2013

Hello, my name is Alex Kearney and I am excited to be joining RESULTS UK as Fundraising Officer. I will be working towards developing sustainable funding streams for RESULTS UK to continue to deliver and expand upon the important work that it does.

Prior to joining RESULTS UK, I was responsible for raising funds to support The Clipperton Project , an...

TB Europe Coalition meets with and starts partnership with TB stakeholders in Azerbaijan

21 June 2013

[caption id="attachment_13581" align="alignleft" width="168"] Paul Sommerfeld, TB Alert, and GeneXpert Machine[/caption]

From 3rd-7th June, on behalf of the TB Europe Coalition and RESULTS UK I travelled to Baku, Azerbaijan along with colleagues from...

The Lancet series 2013: What is new and how it affects the nutrition world

19 June 2013

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

Last week the second Lancet series on maternal and child undernutrition was released, adding new evidence, and providing new analysis on the impact of various nutrition interventions. As a nutritionist, I had been...

First ever debate on rising rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis held in Parliament

19 June 2013

On Tuesday 4 th June, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis member Jim Fitzpatrick MP (Labour, Popular and Limehouse) secured a debate on the rising rates of drug-resistant (DR) TB in developing countries . This was the first time that a debate...

Guest blog post: Laura Kerr meets David Cameron at the G8 in Enniskillen

18 June 2013

This guest blog post comes from Laura Kerr, group leader of the Glasgow RESULTS group.

As a RESULTS campaigner my principle aim is to influence decision makers and fight for a world free from poverty. At no point did I consider I’d be sitting round a table with David Cameron, the most influential politician in the UK.

Primarily, I was just coming to Belfast to join 10,000 other...

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