Recognizing citizens who use their voices to make a difference

By Mélissa Dubé, Public Engagement Organizer

On the evening of Saturday May 5th—following the first day of our biennial national conference—our conference attendees came together for a Brews and Bites soirée to celebrate RESULTS Canada’s remarkable citizen advocates. As the MC of the evening, it was my honour to give a voice to all the great nominations that …

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Women and Girls Empowerment Without Improved Routine Immunization of all Children? Not likely.

A Pakistani female vaccine worker carries a cooler of polio vaccines to the remote town of Harnai. Today she will have to administer 50 vaccines. This is her third visit to Harnai in three months and she now knows all the children there. Some of them wait for her up the street. They giggle and scatter as she approaches. She’s …

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We’re Celebrating our Citizen Advocates this National Volunteer Week

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’d like to thank all of our amazing citizen advocates who volunteer their time with us at RESULTS Canada in the pursuit of a more just future. Our citizen advocates write hundreds of letters, meet with their members of parliament, spread awareness on social media, and do so much more to help make positive …

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An engaging trip to the West Coast

By Mélissa Dubé, Public Engagement Organizer

As a new RESULTS Canada staff of about 6 weeks, I had the opportunity to attend the RESULTS Pacific Regional Conference in Port Orchard, Washington State. Excited, I jumped on a plane with my colleague Kristiana Bruneau (Child Health Officer) to make our way to Victoria where we met for the first time with some …

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Citizen Advocates Turned the World Red

Saturday March 24th was World Tuberculosis Day and we’d like to thank our citizen advocates for their hard work Turning the World Red and standing in solidarity with the millions of people who are affected by tuberculosis globally. Tuberculosis is the world’s most infectious killer, claiming 1.7 million lives in 2016 alone. That’s more than HIV and malaria combined. The …

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TB REACH in Action: Care, cure and prevention for the hardest to reach

TB REACH provides grants to partners around the world who are working to increase the number of people diagnosed and treated for tuberculosis (TB). TB is the number one infectious killer in the world and though curable, people affected by the disease are often missed in the health care system (4 million people each year). TB REACH provides funding to …

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Dear Women, Thank You for Being Key to Realizing a Polio-Free World

A Pakistani female vaccine worker carries a cooler of polio vaccines to the remote town of Harnai. Today she will have to administer 50 vaccines. This is her third visit to Harnai in three months and she now knows all the children there. Some of them wait for her up the street. They giggle and scatter as she …

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Raising our voices in support of access to education and the GPE

I have the privilege of working on behalf of HIV/AIDS Orphans living in rural Uganda as an employee of the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. Every day I witness gratitude that is beyond comprehension by sweet faces who believe in the hope that education will change their life…and it does. Even just one additional year of school can 

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