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  • Posted by RESULTS Australia on Dec 06, 2016  | 

    Of the many issues relevant to international development and poverty reduction, which would you rank as being the most important? According to Dr Jim Kim, World Bank President, the biggest single issue in development is that one in four children suffer from stunting (being well below average height for their age), an indicator of chronic malnutrition among children. Read more

  • Posted by Michelle Imison on Nov 14, 2016  | 

    By the time you read this I’ll be home from Liverpool, in the north-west of England. where last week, on behalf of RESULTS Australia, I attended the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (‘The Union’). The 47th World Conference, addressed a wide range of issues affecting adult and child lung health including air pollution, pneumonia, tobacco control -- and, of course, tuberculosis (TB). Global scientific gatherings like this -- over 3000 people attended -- are, as you’d expect, very much about new biomedical discoveries: in bacteriology, immunology, drugs and diagnostics, disease prevention, patient care and links between TB and diseases such as HIV and diabetes. So this got me thinking: what is the role of advocacy at a scientific conference? Read more

  • Posted by Nandini Pillai on Aug 12, 2016  | 

    On the eve of the Olympic opening ceremony, Brazil, the UK, and Japan, hosted a Nutrition for Growth (N4G) event to discuss global progress made in tackling malnutrition and the need for increased investments and political commitments. ACTION also released an update to the N4G scorecard, which calls for bold new pledges at the next N4G summit at a re-commitment to delivering on 2013 pledges. Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS Australia on Aug 02, 2016  | 

    In an article on Croakey.org, Dr Michelle Imison, from the advocacy group, RESULTS International (Australia), outlines why Australians should be concerned about this “deadly duo” that is causing needless suffering and death on our doorstep, and what we can do about it. Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS Australia on Apr 30, 2014  | 

    On World Immunisation Week this year, RESULTS Australia is celebrating the work of the GAVI Alliance, a public-private partnership that has had phenomenal success in getting underused vaccines to children in the poorest countries in the world. We lay out five reasons why GAVI is a worthwhile investment for Australia. Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS Australia on Apr 25, 2013  | 

    Australia has shown great leadership in their commitment towards ending polio, but there is still much to be done. Read more

  • Posted by Angela Pereira on Nov 29, 2012  | 

    The sun never sets on the ACTION partnership - especially not on World AIDS Day! From Australia to the U.S - and in many countries between - ACTION partners are working to ensure the public, media, and policy makers take steps to make the end of AIDS, and it's deadly partner tuberculosis, a reality. Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS Australia on Nov 05, 2012  | 

    “I’ve seen the progress. I think it is very important that we have a fully funded Global Fund.” - Yvonne Chaka Chaka Read more