Nutrition, Food Security and RESULTS

Samantha Chivers, Global Health Campaign Manager RESULTS Australia, on World Food Day Hunger remains a persistent problem in the world. Around seven million children around the world die before their fifth birthday every year, mainly from preventable and treatable diseases such as diarrhoea, pneumonia and malaria. Shockingly, around half of...

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High expectations for the world’s poor

The Hoopla asked some of Australia’s most eloquent, outspoken and passionate women to tell them what they thought of Australia’s election result. Our CEO Maree Nutt was one of them. Here are her observations . The Coalition election-eve promise to slash $4.5 billion dollars from foreign aid looks set to...

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Why we need the Global Fund

 By Gina Olivieri, RESULTS Grassroots Engagement Consultant In September 2009, I was lucky enough to meet with Dr Akhtar Hussain, Head of the Antiretroviral Program at Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital in Umlazi. I arrived at the hospital under a blanket of grey clouds and drizzling rain. The weather seemed to...

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Microfinance in Sri Lanka

Mixing business with pleasure was no problem for RESULTS National Manager, Maree Nutt who stumbled upon and then visited a Grameen microfinance replication program while on her recent holiday in Sri Lanka. After a number of wrong turns we finally found ourselves at the remote and idyllic surfing spot.  Fortunately,...

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