Aaron Oxley
Aaron Oxley is the Executive Director of RESULTS UK, a grassroots advocacy organization based in the UK that generates the public and political will to end the root causes of hunger and poverty in the developing world.

Since 1998, Aaron has worked with RESULTS UK in both the UK and European Parliaments, with partner organizations, and technical agencies orchestrating UK and international campaigns to tackle major diseases of poverty (particularly tuberculosis (TB) and major child killers), for increased access to education (including the abolition of school fees), expand economic opportunity for the poorest, and on World Bank policies.

Aaron has led RESULTS UK's strategic involvement with the ACTION Global Health Advocacy partnership, a multi-partner, multi-year campaign that has successfully mobilized increased financial resources from the U.S., UK, Japan, and Canada, and has helped overcome key policy constraints in India and Kenya for the expansion of effective TB treatment and other health interventions.

An international expert and spokesperson on global poverty issues, Aaron works closely with the World Health Organization, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, The Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunizations, the Global Partnership for Education, and other international organizations.

Aaron Oxley holds a Masters in Global Politics from the London School of Economics. He has a decade of experience in building microfinance and microinsurance organizations in developing countries to provide financial services to people in some of the poorest communities in the world.

Entries by Aaron Oxley

Will the World Humanitarian Summit Deliver?

(0) Comments | Posted 20 May 2016 | (17:48)

Leaders meeting at the World Humanitarian Summit could transform the way we respond to the increasingly severe disasters caused by climate change. Here's how.

Last month was the hottest April on record globally, by a massive margin - the seventh month in a row to smash the global...

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The Worst Superbug? Tuberculosis

(0) Comments | Posted 19 May 2016 | (12:40)

"Tackling TB and DR-TB must be at the heart of any global action against Antimicrobial Resistance. The burden of TB is too great and the need for new treatment too urgent." ~ AMR Review.

The ground-breaking publication of Lord Jim O'Neill's global Review on Antimicrobial Resistance...

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Just Another Week in Global Health?

(1) Comments | Posted 25 April 2016 | (12:22)

This is a special week in Global Health.

The World Health Organisation recognises a total of 14 "World Health Days" every year. The usual suspects of HIV/Aids, TB, and malaria are there, but you probably didn't know that fully half of these days -...

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Who Will Pay for the End of Poverty?

(0) Comments | Posted 7 July 2015 | (16:27)

One of the things I love about my job is that I get to be optimistic every day. That's because I, and my colleagues working in international development, look at the problems of the world that are rooted in poverty and inequality, and refuse to accept that the world is...

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A Week Is a Long Time If You're Hungry

(0) Comments | Posted 11 June 2015 | (15:13)

Anyone who has ever done the fundraising challenge 'Live Below the Line' will know how long a week can be when you're dealing with gnawing hunger and inadequate nutrition. I've completed the challenge a few times and it doesn't get any easier, but for those living below the...

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Promises, Promises... How Are We Doing on Malnutrition?

(0) Comments | Posted 16 April 2015 | (17:20)

In the UK this has been a week of big promises. With the general election just around the corner, we saw the launch of the manifestos of all three major political parties setting out what they will do to make life better if they are elected. And once the dust...

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It's Time to Focus on Nutrition

(2) Comments | Posted 2 December 2014 | (23:00)

When I was a child, I loved my food - and I still do. It was always such a pleasure to tuck into a loaf of fresh white bread, still warm from the baker, our family's Sunday lunchtime treat. With the benefit of a few decades of hindsight, I'm clear...

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A Historic UK Commitment to Make Three Diseases History

(0) Comments | Posted 23 September 2013 | (19:53)

In the midst of the many meetings and conferences that surround the UN General Assembly this week, the UK secretary of state for international development, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, made an announcement that will save millions of lives and protect the health and well-being of millions...

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Tuberculosis: It's Closer Than You Think

(0) Comments | Posted 18 September 2012 | (21:14)

Many of us assume that tuberculosis (TB) is an old disease that we killed off ages ago. This is, sadly, simply not true. 3,800 people around the world die from this curable disease every day.

It gets worse. While most TB can be easily cured with cheap...

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Why the World Needs an Aids Vaccine

(1) Comments | Posted 17 May 2012 | (18:45)

HIV/Aids is no longer the death sentence it once was. But while millions of HIV positive people lead healthy and productive lives, we still have nine million people who still cannot access treatment. We also have a long way to go on preventing new infections.

Late last year there was...

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Progress on Eradicating TB at Risk

(0) Comments | Posted 23 March 2012 | (12:18)

This year on World TB Day, the news that the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria no longer has the resources to continue expanding its work is catastrophic for the 3,800 people dying every day from TB and for 33.4 million people living with HIV for...

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