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Key facts: tuberculosis

Date posted: 24th March, 2018

What is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis, or TB, is a contagious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB). It usually destroys the lungs, but can also affect any other organ in the body. Common symptoms include coughing, loss of weight, fever and night sweats, tiredness and loss of appetite. A vaccine for TB has been […]


Neglected tropical diseases

Date posted: 28th February, 2018

Neglected tropical diseases affect 1.4 billion people in the world’s poorest countries, but they could be safely and cheaply treated


Tax and trade rules

Date posted: 25th February, 2018

Health systems across the Global South are short of cash. Yet the rules of the tax and trade systems are taking resources away from healthcare.


What does ‘social justice’ mean to you?

Date posted: 20th February, 2018

Today is the World Day of Social Justice. An opportunity to focus our attention on efforts to tackle the many injustices persisting across the world.


Laying the foundations for a healthier world

Date posted: 30th January, 2018

Wherever we live, we want similar things. To live peaceful lives in a supportive community, have access to health care for our families when we are sick, and an education for our children that gives them a solid foundation for their futures.


Choirs for Change School Concert

Date posted: 18th December, 2017

An enormous thank you to Ms Nicholls, Mr Meryon and Putney High School for hosting our first ever ‘Choirs for Change Concert’