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MDG spending infographic

Are governments meeting their MDG spending targets?

Government Spending Watch, a site that collates MDG spending, launches today. Guppi Bola and Rachel Bladon explain how this powerful tool will be critical in holding governments to account....

Mums Matter to Mancunians - from conception to launch

It was over a year ago when we first thought of bringing together all our campaigning efforts for mothers' health in an exhibition in our beloved City of Manchester.  The...

Warm atmosphere with delicious cakes and interesting debate about maternal health

Birth Rights Exhibition impressed Huddersfield – again!

  Every week, around 75 women in Ghana die because of complication during pregnancy and childbirth - and Midwifery society from the Huddersfield University decided to raise awareness...

A startling infographic for World AIDS Day

Here's an infographic from the king of infographics, David McCandless, showing just what a difference treatment can make for people living with AIDS. 85% of people die without treatment - compared...

Come along for an insightful evening with our Project Officer from Zambia

Exciting News! Misozi Tembo, an employee of Oxfam in Zambia is coming to speak on Oxfam's projects in that country on Wednesday 14 November from 7-9 pm at the ICANDO London Conference...

Local shop selling basic malaria medicines, Kilifi, Kenya. Credit: Caroline Penn / Panos

Salt, pepper, and some malaria tablets

Good investment in community healthcare is needed to fight malaria, argues Ian Sullivan, rather than putting people's health in the hands of untrained shopkeepers. ...

Selina’s two sons meet their baby sister for the first time

Bloggers support Birth Rights campaign

Mum bloggers from across South England have been writing about Oxfam's Birth Rights campaign, helping us step by step to ensure women in Ghana receive better maternal health care. Click on the...

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