#Alok Sharma

  • Article: UK to Open a £38M Centre for Rapid Vaccine Production This Summer

    UK to Open a £38M Centre for Rapid Vaccine Production This Summer

    By Helen Lock|May 19, 2020

    The government wants to start manufacturing a COVID-19 vaccine “at scale” as soon as possible. Read more

  • Article: The Most Important Climate Summit Since the Paris Agreement Is Suspended Over COVID-19

    The Most Important Climate Summit Since the Paris Agreement Is Suspended Over COVID-19

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 2, 2020

    COP26 was due to come to Glasgow in November, but has been pushed to 2021 due to coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: You Took Action to Protect UK Aid in the Cabinet Reshuffle. And It Worked!
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    You Took Action to Protect UK Aid in the Cabinet Reshuffle. And It Worked!

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 14, 2020

    The Department for International Development (DfID) isn’t going anywhere. Read more

  • Article: New UK Aid Pledge Will Combat Spread of Coronavirus in Developing Countries
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    New UK Aid Pledge Will Combat Spread of Coronavirus in Developing Countries

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 11, 2020

    Stopping the spread of coronavirus requires strong global health systems. Read more

  • Article: The UK Promises Not to Eliminate Its Overseas Aid Department After Action From Charities
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    The UK Promises Not to Eliminate Its Overseas Aid Department After Action From Charities

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 15, 2020

    But the department could still lose its Secretary of State leadership, concerning aid advocates. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Going to Help Vaccinate 400 Million Children a Year Against Polio
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    The UK Is Going to Help Vaccinate 400 Million Children a Year Against Polio

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 5, 2019

    Bill Gates said it will make a “huge difference in eradicating this disease once and for all." Read more

  • Article: 'Bake Off' Winner David Atherton Backs UK's 'Incredible' Support for Mums and Babies in Malawi
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    'Bake Off' Winner David Atherton Backs UK's 'Incredible' Support for Mums and Babies in Malawi

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 5, 2019

    “To be able to see babies being born that otherwise wouldn’t have survived was just incredible.” Read more

  • Article: The British People Just Responded Amazingly in a Poll All About UK Aid and Tackling Poverty
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    The British People Just Responded Amazingly in a Poll All About UK Aid and Tackling Poverty

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 23, 2019

    Whatever the problems of today, Brits are “focussing on tomorrow.” Read more