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Sarah is the main point of contact for Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme and also works on the Essential Services campaign, which focuses on the provision of health and education for all. Sarah previously worked as a reporter at music festivals for the Oxfam youth website and has a background in fashion PR and copywriting.
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The cyclone Phailin which has struck two states in Eastern India has weakened, but Oxfam says that the next few hours remain crucial for tens of thousands of Indians stuck in the middle of one of...
More progressive funding could double poor countries' health budgets
A new report, published today by Oxfam, is warning that health insurance schemes - being promoted by some donor agencies...
In response to the Delhi rape case sentencing today Oxfam India CEO, Nisha Agrawal, said:
"The sentencing today of those convicted of the Delhi rape case has once again brought...
In the news
G20 leaders have committed to a global deal to share tax information automatically, and set a deadline for G20 countries to implement this by the end of 2015. They did...
If G20 nations were hit as hard by corporate tax dodging as Africa, they'd have a $1.2 trillion hole in their budgets.
African nations are losing nearly 2 per cent of their gross domestic...
Today, pharmaceutical company Roche announced that it will contribute to the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) by making its drug Valganciclovir affordable as a first step before licensing it to the MPP....
HIV and AIDS
In response to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) releasing its action plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), at the...
In response to today's Comprehensive Spending Review Ben Phillips, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, said:
"The Chancellor's decision to put a cap on overall social...
In the news
European leaders met in Brussels today at a summit to discuss tax. Whilst they are taking welcome steps to crack down on tax dodging, Oxfam says their efforts will do little to help poor countries....
UK-linked tax havens are the biggest G8 culprits
People using tax havens are depriving the world of more than $150 billion (£100bn) in lost revenue, enough money to end extreme poverty twice...
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