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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.

What is the New Alliance?

The New Alliance...

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...

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