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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: HIV Infection more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how they are addressing (1) the impact of HIV/AIDS on women in developing countries; and (2) barriers to women accessing safe sexual choices and healthcare. more like this
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Baroness Gould of Potternewton more like this
star this property uin HL944 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Women and girls' empowerment lies at the heart of the UK Government's development agenda. Our approach to addressing the impact of HIV on women and girls and the barriers to accessing information on sexual and reproductive healthcare is set out in the UK Government's 2011 HIV Position Paper and the recent review, “Towards Zero Infections-Two Years On”published in November 2013. For example, we are supporting the generation of new evidence to improve outcomes for women and girls, including supporting the development of female initiated HIV prevention technologies, research into how gender inequality drives epidemics and a particular focus on improving what works for adolescent girls in Southern Africa in accessing reproductive health needs.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T15:20:37.429942Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T15:20:37.429942Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3573
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Gould of Potternewton more like this
76599
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading International AIDS Vaccine Initiative more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding the Department for International Development has contributed to the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative in (1) the period before 2008, and (2) the period 2008 to 2013; and how much they plan to contribute over the period 2013 to 2018. more like this
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Baroness Gould of Potternewton more like this
star this property uin HL943 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID provided £38 million to the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) in the period 1999 to 2008; and £40 million in the period 2008 to 2013. DFID has committed to providing £5 million to IAVI in the period 2013 -2018.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T15:18:44.1249147Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T15:18:44.1249147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3573
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Gould of Potternewton more like this
76598
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Infectious Diseases more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support research and development into prevention methods for infectious diseases that predominantly affect developing countries; and what are their plans to address any shortfall in research and development finance for disease prevention products. more like this
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Baroness Gould of Potternewton more like this
star this property uin HL942 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK Government is the second largest Government supporter of research and development for new health products for infectious diseases. In August 2013, following an open competition, funding of £138 million (for the period 2013 -2018) was announced to support the development of a range of new health technologies, including: drugs, diagnostics, microbicides, vector control and vaccines for infectious diseases that predominantly affect developing countries, such as TB, HIV, malaria, sleeping sickness and diarrhoeal diseases. Additionally, DFID funds major trials of new methods of delivery of prevention alongside the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust, the World Health Organisation and others.</p><p> </p><p>DFID works closely with others involved in product development research, including funders, to identify opportunities to address shortfalls in research funding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:49:01.703275Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:49:01.703275Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3573
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Gould of Potternewton more like this
76571
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Bangladesh more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to provide financial resources and support through the Department for International Development's programmes in Bangladesh to support the victims and survivors of rapes committed during the 1971 war. more like this
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Baroness Uddin more like this
star this property uin HL915 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Her Majesty's Government strongly condemns the use of rape as a weapon of war. The Foreign Secretary's Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative aims to combat the use of rape as a weapon of war, to end the culture of impunity that exists for these crimes, to increase the number of perpetrators brought to account, and to provide support to survivors. We welcome Bangladesh's endorsement in May of the Declaration of Commitment to End Sexual Violence in Conflict and their attendance at the Global Summit in June. The Declaration expresses a shared commitment and determination to see an end to the use of rape and sexual violence as weapons of war. As a result of the Summit, the Government of Bangladesh must focus on tackling impunity, increasing accountability, protecting its civilians, and helping survivors.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T15:18:06.2375026Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T15:18:06.2375026Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Uddin more like this
76551
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total United Kingdom expenditure on bilateral aid for Pakistan in the last year for which figures are available; what was the United Kingdom's contribution to multilateral aid for Pakistan in the same period; and by how much expenditure is planned to increase in each of those categories over the coming three to five years. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL895 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>In 2013-2014 DFID Pakistan bilateral aid expenditure was approximately £253 million, of which £18 million was spent through multilateral agencies. The 2013-14 DFID Annual report will be published on our website on 15 July, detailing our confirmed figures. Further information on centrally-managed UK aid spending delivered through multilaterals operating in Pakistan is available at: <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statistics-on-international-development-2013" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/statistics-on-international-development-2013</a>.</p><p> </p><p>For 2014-2015 DFID Pakistan has been allocated £310 million. This is subject to project performance as well as continued progress with key policy reforms, including on tax. Current plans suggest that £10 million of this will be spent through multilateral agencies. For future years the resource allocation process is underway and no specific budgets have yet been agreed.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T15:15:12.5312996Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T15:15:12.5312996Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-05more like thismore than 2014-06-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading St Helena more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made in negotiations to provide air services to St Helena once the new airport is completed in February 2016; and what steps they are taking to develop the local tourism industry there, including the provision of suitable tourist accommodation. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL88 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-18more like thismore than 2014-06-18
star this property answer text <p>St Helena Government (SHG) issued the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) for the air service procurement in June 2014. The PQQ is the first stage of the air service procurement and will allow interested airlines to register their intent to bid for the air service.</p><p>Enterprise St Helena (ESH), St Helena's Economic Development Agency, is leading St Helena's plans to develop its tourism industry and its accommodation. In parallel, ESH is working with local businesses to ensure that the island's tourist attractions are developed and accredited to international standards.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-06-18T15:42:31.0876334Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-18T15:42:31.0876334Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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248
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
65949
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star this property date less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 30 June (WA 209), what representations they have made to the World Health Organisation regarding the omission of sexual and reproductive health from its recently-published draft goal for the post-2015 development framework. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
star this property uin HL876 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>We have asked WHO to clarify their position on the inclusion of sexual and reproductive health in a Post 2015 framework. The UK supports such an inclusion.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:50:05.1008699Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:50:05.1008699Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-05more like thismore than 2014-06-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Botswana more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice they are providing to the government of Botswana about combatting the effects of the recent drought there. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL85 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Cyclical droughts in Botswana are of concern. The Government of Botswana is best placed to prepare for and lead the response to humanitarian disasters as it did during the 2013 drought. The UK Government does not have a bilateral development programme in Botswana, but will continue to monitor the humanitarian situation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-06-19T13:29:14.3317349Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-19T13:29:14.3317349Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
65920
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star this property date less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to take action to ensure that essential medical and relief supplies reach people in the autonomous Kurdish cantons of north and east Syria. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL847 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>In Syria and the region, UK aid is supporting food for up to 535,000 people a month and water for up to 1.5 million people. UK support to WHO will provide vulnerable Syrians with essential access to comprehensive health services. WHO are also supporting trauma systems, delivering essential supplies and augmenting health systems to respond to outbreaks of diseases. Across Syria the UK has already funded over 244,000 medical consultations to critically injured and sick people.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:49:40.5234749Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:49:40.5234749Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading BBC Media Action more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding has been provided to BBC Media Action by the Department for International Development; whether the criteria for funding allocation include consideration of projects in closed countries with least access to news; and how much has been allocated to projects seeking to reach the people of North Korea. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL810 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID does not have a bilateral programme with North Korea. Since 2011 DFID has provided £46.2m funding to BBC Media Action under a five year grant agreement.</p><p>The grant covers activities in eleven DFID priority countries, ten of which have been classified by ‘Freedom House' as ‘partly free' or ‘not free'. The criteria for country funding include the contribution to the grant's results framework, and fit within the UK aid programme. Whilst North Korea scores extremely badly on freedom of information and media, it is not one of the countries that DFID has prioritised in terms of focusing development resources to achieve poverty reduction.</p><p>DFID funded activities have reached 130 million people across 11 countries, mainly fragile states, with TV and radio programmes that are improving knowledge about key governance and health issues.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T15:21:26.3712901Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T15:21:26.3712901Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this