Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious airborne disease which commonly attacks the lungs but can affect any part of the body, from the bloodstream to the brain. Despite being preventable, detectable and curable, 10 million people were newly infected with the disease in 2020 alone and 1.5 million people died from it. Read on to find out more about TB and the fight to end this deadly disease.
The following document is a template for RESULTS UK advocates planning to meet with their local Member of Parliament. Please refer to the relevant campaign Action Sheet and Background Sheets for more information, and see our guide, How to hold a successful meeting with your MP for more tips on securing a meeting and developing a long-term relationship...
During the first five years of life, children are vulnerable to many deadly diseases, including pneumonia, diarrhoea, and malaria. In the poorest countries, these conditions are worsened by chronic under-nutrition, poor access to treatment and preventative care, and lack of access to clean water and basic hygiene and sanitation. Read on to find out more childhood diseases and how vaccines are helping to save millions of lives.
Undernutrition is a term which describes the various health conditions caused by the body not receiving enough energy (food) or nutrients. Undernutrition can affect people in a variety of ways; they can become too short for their age (stunted); dangerously thin (wasted); and deficient in vitamins and minerals (micronutrient deficient). Read on to find out more about undernutrition and the interventions that exist to address it.
Climate shocks – including increasingly severe and frequent droughts, heatwaves, storms and floods – are taking a disproportionate toll on people living in poverty, the majority of whom, an estimated two billion around the world, depend on smallholder farming. Climate risk insurance is an emerging tool to build resilience to extreme weather shocks among the poorest communities. Read on to find out more about climate risk insurance and how it is helping to protect millions of farmers from the impacts of climate change.
Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance is a global public-private partnership involving donor governments, recipient country governments, UNICEF, WHO, the World Bank, philanthropic organisations, civil society and the private sector. Established in 2002, Gavi works to increase access to vaccines for children living in the world’s poorest countries. Read on to find out more about Gavi and it’s life-changing work.
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria is the world’s single largest financer of AIDS, TB and Malaria programmes worldwide. It has a unique organizational structure which sees it operate as a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and the people affected by these diseases. Read on to find out more about The Global Fund and it’s live-saving work.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is the only global fund for education that brings together 61 developing countries with donor governments, civil society, international organizations, students, teachers, foundations, and the private sector to develop better education systems in the poorest countries and get more children in school. Read on to find out more about the GPE and how it is helping get millions more children in school.