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Six-year-old orphan Sita had been suffering from a prolonged fever. Thanks to a UK aid supported programme, her guardian was made aware of visceral leishmaniasis (also known as Kala-azar or black fever) which she was diagnosed with and given treatment for. Visceral Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by infected sand-flies which attacks the internal organs and almost always leads to...
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Sixyearold orphan Sita had been suffering from a prolonged fever Thanks to
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NEWS: UK aid will protect 200 million people from neglected tropical diseases: [ Ht.ly Link ]
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Today International Development Secretary Priti Patel met Malala Yousafzai to discuss importance of girls & women for development success.

Malala spoke at DFID today as part of her Malala Fund #GirlPowerTrip to meet girls around the world and fight for their futures.

"Girls’ education is so important because when we educate girls, we transform communities and whole societies," she said.
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ICYMI: International Development Secretary Priti Patel witnessed UK aid leadership in famine and refugee crisis response in South Sudan and Uganda.

She met starving families who have suffered three years of relentless conflict, many of whom are grieving the loss of loved ones who have already died. She also heard emotive stories from people facing death about the life-saving support of UK...
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“After surgery, I can see clearly so I will do more farming, so I can be self-reliant. It is important for me to be able to rely on myself, it’s better for my life.”

Meet Garba, a 60-year-old farmer in Nigeria. He was suffering from Trachoma, a disease of the eye caused by infection, which caused him to stop working and instead rely on begging. If left untreated, Trachoma can lead to...
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A final push to eradicate Guinea worm!
A horrific disease that causes unimaginable pain, Guinea Worm cases have reduced by well over 99% since the eradication campaign started. New UK aid announced today will help international efforts in making Guinea worm only the second human disease ever to be eradicated.

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In Mosul #UKaid support for IOM is providing 42,000 people with primary healthcare through, mobile medical teams, emergency medical surgeries, equipment and medication supplies, ambulances and upgraded health facilities.

The UK was one of the first donors to provide funding to the Mosul appeal and continues to provide support for civilians affected by Daesh. [ Ow.ly Link ]
International Development Secretary Priti Patel visited South Sudan this week, witnessing UK aid in action and the great need for safety and food.

She saw this food aid being 'air dropped' from a World Food Programme plane in Leer in Northern South Sudan where famine was declared earlier this year.

The UK is one of the largest donors to WFP – our support helps provide life-saving...
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This week, International Development Secretary Priti Patel witnessed UK aid leadership in famine and refugee crisis response in South Sudan and Uganda.

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This week, International Development Secretary Priti Patel witnessed UK aid leadership in famine and refugee crisis response in South Sudan and Uganda.

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International Development Secretary Priti Patel visited South Sudan this week, witnessing UK aid in action and the great need for safety and food.

She saw this food aid being 'air dropped' from a World Food Programme plane in Leer in Northern South Sudan where famine was declared earlier this year.

The UK is one of the largest donors to WFP – our support helps provide life-saving...
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You may have seen recent coverage of the desperate humanitarian situation and the threat of famine in Yemen.

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News: UK to increase Syria medical aid in wake of Idlib chemical attack

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PODCAST: We sat down with WHO Director General candidate Dr David Nabarro. He chatted with us about why he’s the best, most experienced candidate and what the WHO would look like under his leadership. Listen for more!

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WATCH: International Development Minister Rory Stewart recently visited Lebanon and saw how vital UK aid continues to provide support for Syrian refugees and host communities.
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Landmines maim and kill innocent people every day. In 2015 alone over 6,000 people were injured and over 1,600 killed by landmines or other explosive devices left behind by conflict.

Today International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced a tripling of UK aid to end the threat of landmines at an event with Prince Harry at Kensington Palace hosted by MAG (Mines Advisory Group) and...
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It's been 20 years since Princess Diana walked through a minefield in Angola and brought the issue of landmines to the world’s attention. Since then UK aid has made a huge difference, working through partners like the HALO Trust and the Mines Advisory Group. Since 2011, UK aid has helped to clear over 44m square metres of land from mines and unexploded remnants war. But it’s now time to finish...
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In Afghanistan more than 5 million people live with the risk of landmines. Earlier this year, International Development Secretary Priti Patel visited a HALO Trust Centre in Kabul where UK aid is helping to train locals, to decontaminate and educate communities about the risk of mines.
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In Afghanistan more than 5 million people live with the risk of
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“There is no difference between a man and woman doing my job”.

Proud and courageous, Angie is the first female promoted to Section Commander. She works on clearing landmines in Zimbabwe, through the UK aid supported charity, The HALO Trust. Every three weeks she takes the bus to go home and see her four children, who are looked after by her grandmother whilst she is working. Although it takes...
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“There is no difference between a man and woman doing my job”
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