Publications

We’ve a proud record in influencing policies that have helped change the lives of millions of people, and we aim to do even more.

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Improving Nutrition and Health for Adolescents

30 November 2016

Nutritional requirements increase in adolescence (10-19 years). These increases are vital to enable adolescents to reach their full physical, cognitive and development potential in adulthood. Good nutrition also contributes significantly to reducing episodes of illness and improving school retention and concentration. To maximise health and development in this group, nutrition must be integrated within policy and programmes targeting adolescents....

Ensuring Climate Risk Insurance works for the poor

9 November 2016

Ahead of the annual climate change conference, this short briefing builds on our policy report, 'Weathering a Risky Climate' earlier in the year and lays out how the international climate negotiations can help achieve progress for the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities, who are on the frontlines of the changing climate. In this briefing we show how the 'Pro-Poor Principles for...

Weathering a Risky Climate: the role of insurance in reducing vulnerability to extreme weather

2 May 2016

The people on the frontlines of the climate crisis are the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities. Insurance can play an important role in protecting families from falling into poverty after extreme weather shocks, promoting more secure livelihoods, and transforming society's response towards more proactive management of climate risks. In this report, we present a new set of 'Pro-Poor Principles for Climate Risk Insurance', as a gold standard by which to evaluate donor investments, together with a collection of case-studies demonstrating the impacts of groundbreaking climate risk insurance initiatives.

One Last Push

29 April 2016

One Last Push, Steps to Eradicate polio by 2019, examines the progress that has been made in eradicating polio to date and seeks to understand the challenges of the future in completing the job. It looks at the financial requirements to implement the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan and how it is proposed that money will be spent. The UK’s role and the context of the UK Aid Strategy are also discussed in the report.

Universal Immunisation Coverage: Further, Faster, Fairer

25 April 2016

Progress on routine immunisation rates has stalled and inequities persist. This scorecard, a joint publication with Save the Children, highlights the countries where children are missing out and the considerable challenges that must be tackled to address inequalities and exclusion on the path to achieve universal immunisation coverage.

Putting Immunisation at the Heart of Health Systems

25 April 2016

Children who miss out on immunisation are more likely to miss out on all health interventions. Routine immunisation can strengthen the whole system, increase equitable access to many other health services and should be at the heart of a health system. In this short briefing, we highlight polio as an example to show the benefits immunisation campaigns can have on routine immunisation coverage and the wider health system.

Annual Review 2014

12 April 2016

2014 was an amazing year for RESULTS. From spurring historic commitments from the UK Government to the Global Partnership for Education and Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, to growing and strengthening our network of engaged and passionate grassroots network, our impact in 2014 was greater than ever before.

Accessing Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities in Kenya

11 April 2016

In September 2015, four Parliamentarians travelled to Kenya to take a closer look at the realities of delivering inclusive education for children with disabilities.

Support Still Needed: Health Progress & Donor Assistance in Ethiopia

8 April 2016

This report is a short summary of the findings of the parliamentary delegation to Ethiopia in October 2015.

Steady Progress in Cambodia - Report of a Parliamentary Delegation to Cambodia

2 February 2014

Earlier this year RESULTS UK led a Parliamentary Delegation to Cambodia which was attended by Mark Pawsey MP, Baroness Alison Suttie, Michael Connarty MP, Nic Dakin MP and RESULTS UK board member Reg Davis. The delegation saw first hand the progress Cambodia has made in health and education and the struggles it continues to face (particularly with under-five child mortality and TB). This report highlights the key findings of the delegation, along with recommendations for both the UK and Cambodian governments.

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