By Ken Patterson, Global Grassroots Manager
The mood was upbeat and energetic as global and domestic regional coordinators (RCs) spent Friday through Sunday with staff working on strategies to make our grassroots more powerful. The weekend included guest speakers, RC- and staff-led sessions, and a holiday party with the entire RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund, Microcredit Summit, and ACTION staffs. Read More.
By John Fawcett, Global Legislative Director, RESULTS
New data from the World Health Organization (WHO) demonstrate the success and promise of effective tuberculosis (TB) control programs. Since the WHO embraced the DOTS strategy in 1994, 36 million people have been cured of TB and 8 million deaths have been averted. Read More.
By Sara Rigdon, Communications Intern, RESULTS
Sites like Facebook have evolved from the entertainment networks they were when I first started college three years ago, and are now powerful tools for lobbying politicians, educating the public, and organizing large groups. Read More.
By Eric Harris, Grassroots Communications Coordinator, RESULTS
RESULTS partner and TB patient-activist Lucy Chesire recently won the 2009 Kochon Award for her distinguished achievements and advocacy in fighting tuberculosis. Read More.