Civil society welcomes a fully funded Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Montreal, Canada, September 17, 2016 – The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), International Council Of Aids Service Organizations (ICASO) and RESULTS Canada applaud global leaders as well as Canadian and international communities for meeting the US13 billion target to fully fund the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for 2017-2019.

“RESULTS Canada is delighted world leaders have …

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Civil society welcomes Canada’s renewed commitment to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

OTTAWA, Canada, 09 May, 2016—RESULTS Canada, the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), and ICASO congratulate the Government of Canada on its global health leadership and commitment to the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria globally. Today, the Prime Minister announced Canada will commit $785 million to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria and host world …

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RESULTS Canada’s statement on the 2016 Federal Budget

OTTAWA–RESULTS Canada’s Executive Director, Lauren Dobson-Hughes, issued the following statement:

“In the months leading up to today’s budget RESULTS Canada’s grassroots advocates worked tirelessly to kick-start a national conversation on Canadian generosity and our country’s contributions to the world.

Their call for a more generous, caring, and compassionate Canada has been heard and echoed all throughout this land and beyond our borders. …

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New WHO Report shows urgent action needed on Tuberculosis

Ottawa, ON – Statement by RESULTS Canada on the release of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2015 Global Tuberculosis Report

Amy Bartlett, Executive Director, RESULTS Canada: “RESULTS Canada welcomes the WHO report on tuberculosis (TB), which establishes TB as the leading infectious killer in the world.

This report underscores the need for Canada to take urgent action on TB, an ancient disease …

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RESULTS Canada’s Statement on the New Democratic Party’s Commitment to Increasing Canadian Development Assistance

OTTAWA– RESULTS Canada’s Executive Director, Amy Bartlett, issued the following statement:

“RESULTS Canada applauds the New Democratic Party’s commitment of $500 million in new funding for Canada’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) over the next four years. The half a billion dollars in new funding will establish the baseline for a multi-year commitment to increase Canada’s ODA budget to 0.7% of national …

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RESULTS Canada’s statement on the Liberal Party’s Platform

OTTAWA– RESULTS Canada’s Executive Director, Amy Bartlett, issued the following statement:

“RESULTS Canada is encouraged by the Liberal Party’s pledge to focus international development assistance on poverty reduction and to take a holistic approach to child and maternal health.  We also applaud the party’s willingness to consult with civil society and its promise to ensure that every dollar committed to international …

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RESULTS Canada’s statement on the Munk Foreign Policy Debate

OTTAWA– RESULTS Canada’s Executive Director, Amy Bartlett, issued the following statement:

“At last night’s Munk foreign policy debate, moderator Rudyard Griffiths gave all three leaders the chance to clarify their party’s position on Canada’s longstanding pledge to devote 0.7% of our national income to development assistance.

RESULTS Canada is encouraged by Tom Mulcair’s firm commitment to increasing Canada’s overall aid contributions and …

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Election 2015

RESULTS Canada has developed a range of change making tools that will help us bring attention to global poverty issues during the election campaign. By working together, we can use this election to generate new political momentum and put an end to extreme poverty once and for all.

Turning Asks into Action: 2015 Federal Election Toolkit

This new package of change making tools …

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RESULTS Canada’s statement on the New Democratic Party’s fiscal framework

OTTAWA– RESULTS Canada’s Executive Director, Amy Bartlett, issued the following statement:

“RESULTS Canada calls on the New Democratic Party to clarify its position on the party’s longstanding pledge to devote 0.7% of national income to official development assistance.

Reports indicate that the NDP’s fiscal framework does not include a commitment to reach 0.7% within the next Parliament. This move would be both …

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Calling on Canada to use the Global Financing Facility to Improve Maternal and Child Health WorldWide

Canada, as a leader in MNCH and one of the founding donors of the GFF, can play a key role in ensuring the GFF is both effective at leveraging funds and ensuring that those funds reach those who need them the most. In the coming months, as Canada negotiates the structure and priorities of the GFF, we urge the Canadian …

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