The time is now to ensure no woman, child or adolescent should neither see their life shortened nor be unable to realize their full potential. A renewed contribution from Canada to the GFF is a catalyst for health and nutrition, a catalyst for her, and an investment in people and the economy.
On this World Health Day on April 7th and throughout World Immunization Week April 24th- 30th, let’s remind the Canadian government that improving vaccine coverage and ensuring that 19.4 million more children are reached with vaccines is at the core of the empowerment and equality of women and girls.
We must remind the government that Canada should not lag on its commitment to delivering lifesaving vaccines to children everywhere. Equitable access to immunization is a goal that cannot be compromised.
“Building sustainable cities—and a sustainable future—will need open dialogue among all branches of national, regional and local government.”
– Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary-General
RESULTS Canada advocates have long pushed for more Official Development Assistance (ODA) to improve global health,…
“Polio’s pretty special because once you get an eradication, you no longer have to spend money on it; it’s just there as a gift for the rest of time.”
— Bill Gates
As we approach World Polio Day on October…
“Canada’s diversity and connections to the world are among our greatest economic assets, and will prove vital as we work to grow the middle class.
Moving forward, we will focus not only on enhancing the prosperity of Canadians, but of…