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1132996
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star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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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 Pakistan: HIV Infection more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans his Department has to support the international response to the recent HIV outbreak in Pakistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 266280 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>We are closely tracking reports of an outbreak of just over 600 new cases of HIV, 75% of them among children, in a town called Ratto Dero in Sindh province. The UK government invests significantly in the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, which works closely with the provincial government in Sindh.</p><p> </p><p>There has been an intensive effort to test the population for HIV to establish the extent of the outbreak. Over 20,000 people have been tested to date. We are in close contact with the Global Fund and are working with them to ascertain whether any further assistance is needed, for example to make treatment available for those who need it and prevent onward transmission.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:34:25.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:34:25.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1583
unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1132997
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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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 Sub-Saharan Africa: HIV Infection more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to help reduce gender inequalities in HIV diagnosis in sub-Saharan Africa. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 266281 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>It is not acceptable that young women, particularly in Africa, have the highest number of new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS. That is why the UK government puts the empowerment of girls and women at the heart of everything we do and is an essential component of our fight against AIDS.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently the second biggest donor to the Global Fund, which has embraced gender equality as central to accomplishing its mission. We also integrate HIV prevention and treatment into sexual, reproductive health and rights and maternal and child health programmes across much of sub-Saharan Africa. By promoting comprehensive sexuality education (through key programmes such as the Girls Education Challenge) and driving efforts to prevent violence against women and girls, we are also helping to reduce the risk of HIV infection among vulnerable women and girls.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:41:58.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:41:58.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1583
unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1132998
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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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: HIV Infection more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether his Department has plans to review its approach to HIV and AIDS in response to the UN goal to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 266282 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a world leader in efforts to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, including through our major investment in the Global Fund.</p><p>Our programmes focus on integrating the HIV response, building on improvements in access to treatment, while seeking to reduce new infections, particularly among adolescent girls, women and other groups still left behind who face stigma and discrimination. DFID has no immediate plans to review this approach, which is based on the evidence of what works.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:43:20.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:43:20.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1583
unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1134617
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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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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: Depressive Illnesses more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of depression in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 268987 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimate one in four people worldwide will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. However, there is a dire lack of accurate data on mental health conditions, including depression, in developing countries.</p><p> </p><p>My department is committed to taking a comprehensive and rights-based approach to mental health in our work. DFID’s Disability Inclusion Strategy commits to UK Aid increasing the promotion of well-being, access to integrated, quality mental health services, and facilitation of recovery, empowerment and inclusion for people with mental health conditions and psychosocial disabilities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-01T15:58:41.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1134578
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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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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 Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much money was paid by organisations contracted by his Department to deliver aid projects to consultants in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tewkesbury more like this
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Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
star this property uin 268961 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not hold information on the contractual monetary value of work our suppliers subcontract across all our programmes, nor can we determine whether this is to consultants or not.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T15:57:10.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T15:57:10.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
1133689
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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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: Vaccination more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to tackle opposition to the use of vaccination in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 267164 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK believes all children should have access to lifesaving vaccines and is committed to supporting their increased uptake internationally. We deliver this through our strong investment in Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which will vaccinate an additional 76 million children in 68 of the world’s poorest countries by 2020.</p><p> </p><p>We are deeply concerned that opposition to vaccinations and spread of anti-vaccine misinformation could undermine these hard-fought gains that have helped protect the world’s most vulnerable children from vaccine preventable diseases and outbreaks. Gavi shares this concern and works through civil society groups at local levels to address opposition to vaccines. These groups monitor anti-vaccine sentiment at local levels and help counter vaccine misinformation by providing accurate information of their health benefits. This approach helps provide a deeper understanding of the causes of opposition to vaccinations. Gavi also supports health workers with additional training on how to speak to parents to help address any concerns or fears about vaccinations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:40:46.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:40:46.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1133356
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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 Marie Stopes International: Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether his Department has allocated funding to Marie Stopes International for advocacy on laws on abortion in (a) Malawi, (b) South Sudan and (c) other countries in the last ten years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stone more like this
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Sir William Cash more like this
star this property uin 266637 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>My Department has provided funding to Marie Stopes International through central and bilateral programming in support of comprehensive sexual and reproductive health. This includes a wide range of activities such as health service delivery, outreach, contraceptive supply, policy support and advocacy.</p><p> </p><p>As part of this support, the Department allocated funding to Marie Stopes International and its partners through the Preventing Maternal Deaths from Unwanted Pregnancy Programme, from 2011 to 2018 across 20 countries, including South Sudan (until 2015) and Malawi. Our programmes take an integrated approach and the budget does not include figures specifically for advocacy on laws on abortion.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:44:33.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:44:33.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir William Cash more like this
1133357
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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: Abortion more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 16 May 2019 to Question 252496, which institutions his Department relied on for estimates of illegal abortions before July 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stone more like this
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Sir William Cash more like this
star this property uin 266638 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK government has long used a range of data sources and publications to inform our policy on unsafe abortion, as cited in our published position – notably the World Health Organisation and the Guttmacher Institute, whose expertise in this area is longstanding. This was the case prior to July 2018, when our sector results page was published.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:45:30.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:45:30.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir William Cash more like this
1133359
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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: Abortion more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what opinion surveys his Department has commissioned on the views of (a) UK taxpayers and (b) people who live in the countries which receive UK aid according to his Department's policy on funding abortions overseas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stone more like this
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Sir William Cash more like this
star this property uin 266639 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government’s <a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fsafe-and-unsafe-abortion-uks-policy-position-on-safe-and-unsafe-abortion-in-developing-countries&amp;data=02%7C01%7CS-Chakawhata%40dfid.gsx.gov.uk%7C6a9bd6e7064e49cd8ed608d6d786240f%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C636933368456380412&amp;sdata=agWe%2FTYGSbS5B5CJ4SlMuYU4zWv1QU7Zox0a1jR%2FMqQ%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">policy on safe abortion</a> takes an evidence-based, public health approach that aims to reduce death and disability caused by unsafe abortions and does not use opinion surveys.</p><p> </p><p>DFID has a range of bilateral and multi-country programmes supporting a package of women’s reproductive and maternal health information and services and only supports provision of safe abortion services as allowed by local laws. In countries where abortion is highly restricted, we can help make the consequences of unsafe abortion more widely understood. We do this by supporting the voices of local women themselves, as they work for their own rights and choices.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:46:50.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:46:50.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir William Cash more like this
1133360
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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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: Abortion more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if his Department will take steps to publish detailed country policy analyses pertaining to the Effectiveness Evaluation of the Prevention of Maternal Deaths from Unwanted Pregnancy Programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stone more like this
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Sir William Cash more like this
star this property uin 266640 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>My Department published the Evaluation of the Prevention of Maternal Deaths from Unwanted Pregnancy Programme which can be found <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/projects/GB-1-201518/documents" target="_blank">here</a>, together with the management response. The report summarises the extensive findings; including evaluation background, findings from countries policy analysis and methodological approaches. We do not intend to publish anything further at this stage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T16:15:13.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T16:15:13.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir William Cash more like this