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Joint APPG meeting with high level speakers from the Global Fund

1 May 2013

On Monday 29th April the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases held a meeting, in the UK Parliament, to discuss the importance of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria in the fight against the three diseases. Despite prorogation (marks the end of a parliamentary session and Parliament goes into recess until...

Milly Hooke from the central London RESULTS group reflects on her experience Living Below the Line

29 April 2013

Today is the official launch of Live Below the Line 2013. As many of you begin to undertake the challange, here are some recent personal blog posts from Milly Hooke, a grassroot volunteer in London who took the challange last week. Hopefully some of her posts and recipe ideas will encourage you as you embark on this difficult but thought-provoking challange.

Can I really Live Below the Line?

Having attended many grassroots campaigning meetings with Results UK, a charity...

New report shows aid funding for nutrition is at a very low level

29 April 2013

Official Development Assistance (ODA) that is dedicated to basic nutrition programmes represents only 0.4% of total aid, according to a new report that analysed figures from 2011. Although some countries are showing leadership in this field, resources and political will remain insufficient to eradicate world hunger. In 2010 the World Bank estimated that an increase of US$10.3 billion in annual financial resources would end under-nutrition. But since then, basic nutrition ODA has increased by...

For Vaccines, What’s Coming Down the Pipe Next?

26 April 2013

Imagine a world without AIDS, TB and malaria. It seems impossible, given that these are the world’s top three infectious disease killers. Yet right now we have a historic opportunity to eliminate these diseases as public health threats.

Defeating these diseases has been at the forefront of global health efforts since the new century began, backed with the political will of Millennium...

Laura from the Glasgow RESULTS group reflects on her weekend at the RESULTS National Conference 2013

24 April 2013

In this guest blog post, Laura Kerr, leader of the Glasgow RESULTS group, reflects on her weekend at the RESULTS National Conference 2013.

I wrote this blog post as I made the 5 and a half hour journey back to Glasgow after the Results National Conference 2013; and I’m very happy to say that no matter how many hours I would have to spend on a train to get to the conference I would.

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Improving Child Nutrition: An Investment in the Future

23 April 2013

RESULTS is pleased to share its latest publication, " Improving Child Nutrition: An Investment in the Future ", which makes the case for an increase in nutrition financing .

Nutrition interventions address more than just the sensations of hunger (weakness & discomfort)...

APPG on Global Tuberculosis launches report on drug-resistant tuberculosis

19 April 2013

This week in parliament, the APPG on Global Tuberculosis (TB) launched a major new report that calls on the UK Government to take a two-fold approach to tackling the increasing public health threat of TB in the UK and worldwide.

'Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Old Disease, New Threat...

World leaders gather on global education crisis

19 April 2013

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This week, an unprecedented gathering of world leaders in Washington DC is seeking to urgently accelerate progress on achieving education for all. 61 million children of primary...

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...

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