Sarah Dransfield

Senior Press Officer

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.

Direct line: +44 (0)1865 472269

Email: sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk

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Oxfam response to Justine Greening's announcement that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015

In response to the announcement today from International Development Secretary Justine Greening that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015, Oxfam's head of Development Finance...

Oxfam response to announcement that UK Government will host a high-level summit on nutrition and growth

In response to the announcement that Britain will co-host a high level international meeting: 'Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science' Oxfam's head of UK Government...

Donor aid plummeting, despite UK commitments

Oxfam is warning that international aid to poorer countries has become the latest victim of the financial crisis, which could leave hundreds of thousands of people without life-saving food and medicines. ...

Landmark generic medicines victory: Ruling puts human rights before excessive profits says Oxfam

Oxfam has hailed the Indian Supreme Court's ruling against a patent protection petition filed by multinational pharmaceutical company Novartis as a huge victory for public health.  ...

Oxfam responds to Justine Greening's promise to tackle violence against women

Responding to Justine Greening's speech promising to tackle violence against women, Sue Turrell, Oxfam's Deputy International Director, said:  "We are delighted Justine...

Compromise on the EU budget will put millions of people’s lives on the line

Ahead of the European Council meeting tomorrow in Brussels, Oxfam is warning that the compromise that EU leaders are set to reach on the EU long term budget this week will put millions of people...

Unregulated and unaccountable: how the private health care sector in India is putting women’s lives at risk

New evidence revealed by Oxfam today shows that women in India are being exploited and facing serious health problems, due to under-investment in healthcare by the Indian government and the proliferation...

Oxfam: Tax evasion is costing the UK economy billions, whilst poorest families hit by austerity measures

The equivalent of nearly £200 per household is being lost through illegal tax evasion as 220,000 people in the UK are forced to go to charity foodbanks. Whilst many people in the UK are...

Oxfam responds to Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Responding to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Chris Johnes, Oxfam's Director of UK poverty, said: "Despite the Chancellor's tough rhetoric on tax avoiders, it is...

Oxfam: nearly 7 million lives at risk because they aren’t getting life-saving drugs

Bill Nighy says UK aid is crucial to help prevent people dying for as little as 23 pence a day On the eve of World Aids Day, aid agency Oxfam is warning that the lives of almost 7 million...