Carolyn Miller

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Polio: Why we Need to Keep on Fighting

(1) Comments | Posted 24 October 2012 | (10:31)

Like most people who have grown up in the UK, I used to think of polio as more or less eradicated. I do remember one boy in my school with a leg in a brace but he still played games. And that was a long while ago. In the Central...

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Championing Women's Right to Choose

(1) Comments | Posted 25 January 2012 | (16:02)

Bill Gates' annual letter is always an inspiring read and today's was no exception. As an international health charity, Merlin is thrilled at the positive impact the Gates Foundation has had - not just on those whose lives are saved or enhanced, but on decisions-made and donations given.

The Foundation...

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Two Years After the Earthquake, Merlin is Helping to Empower Haitians

(0) Comments | Posted 10 January 2012 | (14:13)

Two years after Haiti's worst earthquake in two centuries, I am proud to say that international health charity Merlin is still on the ground making a real difference to thousands of people's lives.

The earthquake, which hit Port-au-Prince on 12 January 2010, killed over 200,000 people and displaced around...

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Radio Waves Goodbye to HIV?

(0) Comments | Posted 18 November 2011 | (13:34)

This week millions across Britain will tune in to the Archers and enjoy the BBC's tales of milk prices and the Christmas pantomime. In South Sudan, first hand stories of living with HIV/AIDS are more likely to hit the airwaves.

It might seem strange that a medium...

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Proud to Work With Liberia's Leading Lady

(0) Comments | Posted 12 October 2011 | (17:30)

It is wonderful to see the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf for her work on women's rights.

International health charity Merlin has been working in Liberia since 1997 and as their chief executive I was fortunate enough to meet with her last year on a...

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