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RESULTS welcomes Matt Oliver to the TB team

17 April 2013

Hi everyone, my name’s Matt Oliver and I’m coming to the end of Week One at RESULTS UK! I’ve taken on the role of Health Advocacy Officer working on Tuberculosis. I’ll be working on UK-based advocacy, supporting the team’s work on parliamentary engagement and am looking forward to getting started.

I've joined RESULTS from Malaria No More UK, where I was an intern supporting their work on parliamentary e...

Why Care About Pneumonia and Diarrhea?

12 April 2013
This blog is brought to you by Alison Root, Senior Associate at the ACTION Partnership Secretariat. You can read the original post here .

I'm a self-admitted wonk and a bit of a skeptic – there’s no denying it. So when I heard the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF were launching a new global plan, I wasn’t excited until I heard it was about integrating approaches to tackle the two leading...

RESULTS welcomes Kat Pittore to the nutrition team

12 April 2013

My name is Katherine Pittore and I have recently joined Results as the nutrition advocacy officer, helping Results to expand their nutrition advocacy work and develop a longer term strategy on nutrition. I am looking forward to working on nutrition at this exciting time with so much energy around hunger and nutrition. On June 8 th the UK are hosting a ‘hunger summit’ before the G8 meeting, and in the short term I will be working to support a successful summit. We are calling on the UK,...

Groundbreaking Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index will Improve Accountability

11 April 2013

Today the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) released a new report called the Global Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index which is the first index to look at government commitment to tackling hunger and nutrition, specifically looking at policies, legal frameworks and public spending on hunger and nutrition. The report examines both hunger, or not having enough food and undernutrition, or not having enough nutrients to be healthy, separately. It looks at interventions such as provision...

Final National Conference speakers confirmed

11 April 2013

We are pleased to annouce four more of the speakers who will be joining us at our National Conference over the weekend of the 20th-22nd of April at the NVCO Centre, London.

With elevern speakers now confirmed, including four speakers from the global south, this year’s conference is shaping up to be one of our most exciting conferences to date! To find out more about the recent additions, have a read of their bios below.

Erinch Sahan

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U.S. leads by example and announces new funding commitments to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

11 April 2013

Today, staff here at RESULTS UK are warmly welcoming the news that the U.S. administration has reaffirmed its commitment to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and malaria.

Yesterday, President Obama’s 2014 budget proposal was released and protects Global Fund funding by maintaining a US$1.65 billion contribution. This fantastic news follows on from the finalized 2013 budget which fulfilled the Obama...

Tom at RESULTS lives below the line for the first time...

8 April 2013

For those of you who haven’t meet me before, my names Tom, the grassroots campaigns assistant at RESULTS UK. This week I will be Living Below the Line for the first time to help raise awareness about the 1.4 billion people around the world who live below the poverty line and to raise fund for RESULTS work on nutrition. Over the course of the week, I will be hijacking the RESULTS blog to share recipes, tips, reflect on the experience and hopefully inspire and encourage others to take part in...

Lord Fowler and Nick Herbert MP join delegation to South Africa with RESULTS

5 April 2013

Last week, 24-29 March, RESULTS joined its ACTION partners in leading an international parliamentary delegation to South Africa. Lord Norman Fowler, Nick Herbert MP, and US Congressman Jim McDermott saw how South Africa is emerging as a global leader in the fight against TB and HIV/AIDS.

The burden of these two diseases, and how closely linked they are, is as evident in South Africa as anywhere in the world. 65% of...

Meetings Confirmed for our National Conference "Advocacy Day"

4 April 2013

We are pleased to announce some of the meetings we have arranged for our advocacy day on Monday the 22 nd of April. Recently confirmed are:

Ivan Lewis MP, Shadow Secretary for International Development The RT Sir Malcolm Bruce MP, Chair of the International Development Select Committee Stephen Mosley MP, participant on the RESULTS Zambia delegation Baroness Jolly, participant on the RESULTS Zambia delegation Nick Herbert MP, advocate on health Lord Low, advocate on disability DFID...

Recording of the April conference call now available for download

3 April 2013

We are pleased to annouce that a recording of the April conference call is now available for download . On this months call we discussed our forthcoming fundraiser 'Live Below the Line' and our new work on nutrition, that the money from this years fundraiser will go to support.

This months guest speaker was Aaron Oxley, Executive Director at RESULTS UK.

The call was a great launch of our...

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