Could you Live Below the Line?

Last week, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim called for a commitment by the international community to reduce the percentage of people living in extreme poverty down to 3% by 2030. With an estimated 1.4 billion people currently living below the poverty line ($1.75 CAN a day) that makes up 20% of the world’s population. Many of us in the development …
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1000 Days to reduce child deaths

As of today, we have 1000 days until the end of 2015, the deadline for achieving all eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As the discussion around the post-2015 development framework revs up, it is important to pause and think about what has been effective and what can be done to advance the MDGs. While the international community has made great progress …
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World TB Day: Charting a Course to End Tuberculosis

March 24th marks World TB Day. Ending this disease is within our grasp for the first time in human history; we now have the knowledge and ideas to get to zero TB deaths and zero new TB infections in our lifetime. Tuberculosis (TB) is defined as a common and in many cases lethal infectious disease that, if left untreated, kills more …
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RÉSULTATS Canada félicite le gouvernement d’avoir éliminé le plafond sur le financement de contrepartie pour l’éradication de la polio

Le 25 février 2013 – RÉSULTATS Canada se réjouit de l’annonce faite par le Ministre de la Coopération internationale Julian Fantino le 23 février dernier concernant l’accroissement du soutien du Canada à l’initiative « Des sous et plus pour la polio », grâce à la levée du plafond d’un million de dollars sur les contributions de contrepartie. L’annonce du Ministre …
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La porte-parole de l’opposition en matière de coopération international écrit au Ministre Fantino à propos de la campagne « Annulons les Coupures ».

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Why We Need to Stop Tuberculosis to End AIDS

By Niya Chari, International ACTION Team Huffington Post Canada, November 30, 2012 After more than 30 years and over 30 million deaths, we finally possess the tools and tactics to effectively chart a course to end AIDS. And so this year, a gathering chorus of advocates will mark World AIDS Day on December 1, by calling for policies to …
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Déclaration par la députée Judy Foote pour la Journée mondiale de la pneumonie

Monsieur le Président, le 12 novembre était la Journée mondiale de la pneumonie. Toutes les 20 secondes, un enfant meurt de pneumonie, une maladie qui, en grande partie, peut être évitée et traitée. La pneumonie est la principale cause de décès d’enfants de moins de cinq ans au monde. Chaque année, elle fait près de 1,3 million de victimes chez …
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Statement by Jean-François Tardif, Executive Director of RESULTS Canada

RESULTS Canada applauds the appointment of Ambassador Mark Dybul as the new Executive Director for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. Ambassador Dybul’s extensive experience and knowledge in the area of Global Health make him the ideal the choice for the position of Executive Director. His strategic vision and commitment to working with partners will be essential …
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Lobbyists run gamut on international relations

The G20 and Israel, foreign restrictions on Canadian beef and child health. When it came to lobbying on international relations in 2010, government officials were approached on a variety of topics representing key aspects of Canadian foreign policy. The Harper government in 2008 created an online database that requires all lobbyists to disclose communications with politicians and government officials. Those …
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