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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RESULTS Canada Welcomes Canada’s Renewed Commitment to Education for All

OTTAWA, Canada, 17 April 2015—RESULTS Canada congratulates the Government of Canada on its renewed commitment to ensure that every child has a right to basic education. Today, at the World Bank Spring Meetings, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister for International Development and La Francophonie, announced that Canada will make a $120 million (2015 to 2018) commitment to the
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Keeping Donors Accountable on Commitments to Global Nutrition

Yesterday, the ACTION Partnership launched a Nutrition for Growth Scorecard to track the ambition and delivery of major donor Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitments, providing a baseline measurement from 2013 for future pledge delivery and a progress report for donors who set earlier deadlines. DOWNLOAD the NUTRITION SCORECARD Based on disbursement reporting from 2013, it …
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38 Canadian Parliamentarians Commit to Global Fight to End TB

The Barcelona Declaration was the product of the first-ever Global TB Summit, held in Spain in October 2014. The Summit brought together Parliamentarians from 9 countries who discussed the current state of TB in the world and agreed to officially form the Global TB Caucus, an international network of parliamentarians who are committed to the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Two …
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Why We Can No Longer Afford Inaction on TB

24 March 2015 – When doctors and scientists raise the alarm about microbes current medicines can’t cure, many people imagine terrifying new diseases. But new data released for World Tuberculosis (TB) Day show that the poster child for antibiotic resistance isn‘t a mysterious superbug — but an ancient disease we know all too well. As the only major drug-resistant infection spread …
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Nutrition Petition Handed to Irish Ambassador

On 18 March, a delegation of Generation Nutrition partners, including RESULTS Canada’s Child Health– Nutrition Campaigns Officer Margarita Matias-Valencia, handed in our petition to the Irish Ambassador to the UN, David Donoghue. The meeting took place in New York. Your call on governments to take action to stop children dying unnecessarily from acute malnutrition was heard loud and clear! We handed …
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The Final Push to Eradicate the Last 1%

RESULTS Canada is excited to announce that we will be ramping up our polio advocacy efforts this year. As we near the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s (GPEI) deadline of wiping out new occurrences of polio by 2018 there will be lots of work to do to ensure that the political will and financial commitments are in place to …
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Keeping Canada Accountable in the Fight to Reduce Child Mortality

26 February 2015 OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada Yesterday, in a moderated discussion with Bill Gates, Stephen Harper emphasized accountability as an essential element in tracking progress in Maternal, Newborn, Child Health. Today, RESULTS Canada (through the ACTION Partnership) launched a Vaccines Funding Tracker. This will serve as a mechanism to track major donor commitments of the total USD $7.539 billion …
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