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Let’s make our chances equal

At least half of the world still lacks access to essential health services. Just as we are rightly proud of our NHS because it’s there for you on the basis of need, not your ability to pay. Let’s work to ensure that no one lacks vital health services because of where they were born or where they live.

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Let’s make our chances equal

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At least half of the world still lacks access to essential health services. Just as we are rightly proud of our NHS because it’s there for you on the basis of need, not your ability to pay. Let’s work to ensure that no one lacks vital health services because of where they were born or where they live.

The UK’s role in global health

We’re commitied to providing political, financial and programmatic support to health around the world.

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Pausing debts for the world’s poorest benefits us all

No country should face the impossible choice of saving lives or making debt repayments during this pandemic.

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The UK’s Emergency response to making health fair

Learn more about the UK’s role in responding to emergencies and outbreaks from LSHTM.

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Saving thousands of children’s lives in South Sudan

Find out how the UK helped provide access to health care amid a civil war and save thousands of lives.

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The Neglected Tropical Disease Quiz

There’s a whole range of deadly diseases you’ve probably never heard of. Take the quiz to find out.

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The Effect of Neglected Tropical Diseases on Mental Health

NTDs don’t just affect people physically, but mentally too.

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Neglected Tropical Diseases and their impact

1.7 billion people are affected by NTDs so why haven’t you heard of them?

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See it Early and Save Sight

Discover the legislation to save babies’ eyesight, by implementing a program to examine, treat, and save sight.

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10 ways climate change will affect health

From air quality to growing enough food, human health depends on the health of our planet.

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As we kick off the Decade of Health, our first challenge is to conquer COVID.

The Decade of Health is about the UK’s work in science and innovation to solve the world’s greatest health challenges.

Without a doubt, the greatest challenge the world faces today is COVID-19.

But to conquer COVID-19 here, we need to conquer it everywhere. It’s clear that diseases don’t respect borders and a health crisis anywhere is a health crisis everywhere. The only way to get our lives, communities and country back to a sense of normality will be to work alongside the rest of the world on solutions to the current pandemic. Make your voice heard by writing to your MP or tweeting them to share your voice on how important it is that the UK works with the rest of the world to conquer COVID-19.

Let’s conquer COVID-19 together and make this our Decade of Health.

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IN IT TOGETHER

To make the Decade of Health our future, we all need to work together to make it happen. That’s why organisations from around the UK who all share our vision for a healthier, stronger future are working side-by-side, to develop and deliver health solutions that will save lives here and around the world.

Find out more about the things the UK is already doing to make this Decade of Health a reality.

01.
BUILD A BIGGER BUBBLE
02.

PROTECT
THROUGH
NUTRITION

03.
REALISING THE POTENTIAL OF YOUNG PEOPLE
04.
LEADING THE WAY FOR SCIENCE AND INNOVATION
05.
MAKING EVERYONE’S CHANCES EQUAL
06.
WE’RE GIVING CHILDREN THE START IN LIFE THEY DESERVE
01.
BUILD A BIGGER
BUBBLE
02.

PROTECT THROUGH
NUTRITION

03.
REALISING THE POTENTIAL OF YOUNG PEOPLE
04.
LEADING THE WAY FOR SCIENCE AND INNOVATION
05.
MAKING EVERYONE’S CHANCES EQUAL
06.
WE’RE GIVING CHILDREN THE START IN LIFE THEY DESERVE
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