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By Paul Jensen, RESULTS Global Research Coordinator
RESULTS’ Paul Jensen reports from the 2009 International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Cape Town, South Africa, on why a lack of public activism around tuberculosis has slowed progress, while advocacy for HIV/AIDS has yielded huge successes. Read More.
By Louise Holly, RESULTS UK Staff
Last Friday, Joanne Carter, executive director of RESULTS in the U.S., was selected for the position of board member for the Developed Country NGO Delegation to the board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria. Since it was first conceived eight years ago, Joanne and RESULTS have been fully engaged with the Global Fund, in particular playing an important role in resource mobilization. Read More.
By Robyn Shepherd, RESULTS Communications Officer
After all of the weeks of preparation and pre-lobby day anxiety, the participants of the International Conference returned to the Washington Court Hotel on the evening of June 23 happy, emboldened, and exhilarated from their day on the Hill. Overall, RESULTS partners visited over 250 congressional offices that day, lobbying on issues such as global health, education for all, domestic health care reform and microcredit. Some groups even allowed for members back home to participate in congressional meetings by conference call, so as many voices from home regions could be incorporated as possible. Read More.
By Kara Stewart, RESULTS partner
This is the day we’ve all been waiting for. Although waiting probably isn’t the best word to use. This is the day we’ve all been working for. Working hard. First we made our way to Washington DC to sit at the feet of our anti-poverty champions, soaking up their knowledge and experience. . . . Read More.