For each disease, infection and death rates have dropped significantly since the Global Fund began operating – HIV-related deaths have fallen by 48%, TB deaths by 22% and malaria deaths by 50% since 2000.
What we did would simply be impossible in many nations. We had the opportunity to speak to some of the key decision-makers in the land about a current crisis that’s not getting much attention – with the support, encouragement and training from a great team.
Grassroots Engagement Manager Gina Olivieri shares what she has learned from four years at RESULTS in her farewell post featuring…Disney songs.
RESULTS Australia staff members joined our colleagues from around the world at the RESULTS International Conference in Washington DC from July 22-25.
So together we built a campaign. We decided to combine the need to raise public awareness and influence parliamentarians to ‘step up to the plate’ on the famine.
Despite being the world’s leading infectious killer TB has not been on the agenda of world leaders to date… this may all change thanks to RESULTS and our ACTION partners advocacy which resulted in TB’s inclusion in the G20 leaders statement.
I looked at myself and did not see woman with sickness, stresses and doubts anymore, instead I just saw an affirmed, well-equipped and passionate person striving for a world with #zerohunger and #nopoverty.
We sit in the Asia Pacific where 60 % of the 10 million cases of TB identified globally in 2015 were and, where our own northern borders meets PNG in a unique way.
You will be trained in how to meet parliamentarians and turn them into champions for the end of extreme poverty.