Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

1011336
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading World Health Organisation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps her Department is taking with the World Health Organisation to achieve the sustainable development goals to (a) end preventable child deaths and (b) establish universal health coverage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 907734 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports WHO’s leadership on health systems and work to achieve Universal Health coverage, including ending preventable child deaths and addressing global health security, and I commend WHO’s leadership on the recent Ebola outbreaks in DRC. DFID funds WHO to provide technical assistance, develop global standards and norms, strengthen country health systems and support health and wellbeing for all.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-21T14:50:47.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-21T14:50:47.37Z
star this property answering member
1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1123365
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Vaccination more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 her Department is taking steps to promote competition in the vaccines market. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 248002 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
star this property answer text <p>Healthy vaccine markets are essential to provide adequate supplies of vaccines at affordable prices for poor countries. This, in turn, improves availability and drives demand for immunisation. The UK supports healthy vaccine market competition through our investment in Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.</p><p> </p><p>A core part of Gavi’s mission is to promote competition and reduce the cost of vaccines. Gavi now supports 17 manufacturers to provide critical vaccines at a lower cost. Many of these manufacturers are now based in low and middle income countries. This has successfully generated over US$764 million in cost savings in 2017 alone and has reduced the cost of immunising a child by 17% since 2016.</p><p> </p><p>The UK also supports Gavi’s Advanced Market Commitment for Pneumococcal Vaccines (AMC), an innovative approach to fostering market competition. By incentivising investment in research and development in the pneumococcal vaccine, the AMC has expanded manufacturing capacity and helped develop a healthy pipeline for vaccine production. This has helped enable 143 million children in 58 countries to be vaccinated against severe pneumonia.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-05-07T15:27:50.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:27:50.06Z
star this property answering member
4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
964086
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
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 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, what steps the Government is taking to support developing countries to achieve universal health coverage and develop programmes to prevent diseases such as pneumonia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 169899 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports countries to build the strong and resilient health systems needed to achieve universal health coverage. DFID provides technical assistance and financial support directly to countries, promotes the technical leadership of the World Health Organisation, and funds research and new products that increase access and reduce prices for essential quality medicines and other commodities. Through health partnerships, we share UK experience and expertise in providing UHC through the NHS. Stronger health systems are better able to address all causes of ill health, including pneumonia.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:46:27.877Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:46:27.877Z
star this property answering member
1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1145698
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, what steps his Department is taking to increase Official Development Assistance spending on education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 290720 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>Between 2009 and 2018 DFID’s spend on education doubled from almost £500 million to nearly £1 billion. The Prime Minister has publicly stated that education, particularly girls’ education, is a priority for the UK. He announced £90 million for education in emergencies and protracted crisis including £85 million to Education Cannot Wait at the G7 Summit, and last week the UK announced a £515 million package of support for education, including a £300 million pledge for the new International Finance Facility for Education. In total, these announcements will support 6.3 million girls. Alongside our commitment to the Global Partnership for Education, the UK is now the leading bilateral donor to all three major multilateral education funds and continues to be one of the leading bilateral donors to basic education. At the UN General Assembly last week, the UK has been calling for others to step up and follow our lead.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-09-30T17:10:23.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T17:10:23.867Z
star this property answering member
4044
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1123364
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Vaccination more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, what steps her Department is taking to provide marginalised children with access to vaccines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 248001 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
star this property answer text <p>The UK believes all children should have access to lifesaving vaccines, no matter where they live. Equitable vaccine coverage is therefore a key priority for the UK’s support for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. This investment provides immunisation to the poorest children in 68 of the world’s poorest countries. Gavi will vaccinate an additional 76 million children by 2020, preventing 1.4 million deaths from vaccine preventable diseases.</p><p> </p><p>As well as providing support to strengthen the overall health system, Gavi focuses on improving access and equity by identifying the populations and geographical areas most likely to be under immunised and at risk of outbreaks. Gavi have also adapted their model to include a Fragility, Emergency and Refugees policy which provides a more quick and flexible response in fragile countries. This has helped reach unimmunised children in places like Syria and in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.</p><p> </p><p>As a Gavi Board member, the UK advocates for equitable coverage as a core priority both now and in the future strategy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-05-07T15:27:07.417Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:27:07.417Z
star this property answering member
4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1123366
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Vaccination: Prices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, what steps her Department is taking to increase price transparency for vaccines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 248003 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
star this property answer text <p>The UK recognises the importance of providing affordable vaccines for the poorest nations. Through UK support to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the price of common childhood vaccines has reduced by 17% since 2016. Bringing down vaccine prices is part of a wider strategy in Gavi to increase access to vaccines and our significant investment supports global initiatives to increase vaccine transparency and help ensure their affordability.</p><p> </p><p>Gavi helps secure the lowest price for vaccines for 68 of the world’s poorest countries. Gavi procures its vaccines through UNICEF, which makes public its historic, current and future prices for vaccines. For countries who are not eligible for Gavi-subsidised vaccines, the UK also advocates and supports its partners to make prices publicly available online. This helps establish benchmark prices so countries can negotiate better deals.</p><p> </p><p>Outside of Gavi supported countries, the UK is supportive of the World Health Organisation’s Global Strategy and Plan of Action and Roadmap for Access to Medicines. These plans help increase global price transparency whist also encouraging innovation that is crucial for future vaccine development.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-05-07T15:29:19.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:29:19.53Z
star this property answering member
4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1122005
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Infant Mortality more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that child survival is on the agenda at this year’s high-level global meetings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 245727 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a strong advocate for the achievement of universal health coverage to ensure child survival, though strengthening health systems – a key issue for this year’s UN General Assembly. The UK invests around £1 billion per year through bilateral aid programmes in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health, and our support to Gavi, the vaccines alliance, has contributed to the safe vaccination of over 700 million children. The UK will host Gavi’s replenishment in 2020, a demonstration of our continuing commitment to support efforts to save children’s lives from preventable diseases.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-04-29T16:52:14.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-29T16:52:14.597Z
star this property answering member
4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
870251
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-23more like thismore than 2018-03-23
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: Reconstruction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, what steps her Department is taking to encourage other Governments to honour the reconstruction pledges made at the 2014 Cairo Conference. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 134115 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-28more like thismore than 2018-03-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK has disbursed its £20 million pledge in early recovery assistance made at the 2014 Gaza Reconstruction Conference in Cairo, including support for cash assistance to Palestinian refugees, mine removal and medical treatment. We continue to encourage other donors and the international community to work towards reconstruction in Gaza.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-03-28T16:17:23.503Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-28T16:17:23.503Z
star this property answering member
1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1122004
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
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 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, what steps her Department is taking to encourage developing countries to investing in their health care systems through domestic resources. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 245726 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 11 April 2019 to Question 241479.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-04-29T16:51:42.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-29T16:51:42.297Z
star this property answering member
4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
932262
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-28more like thismore than 2018-06-28
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sexual Offences more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, what progress her Department has made on implementing reforms to prevent sexual abuse and exploitation in aid agencies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper remove filter
star this property uin 158710 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
star this property answer text <p>DFID has introduced enhanced due diligence standards related to sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment for organisations we fund. The standards cover partner policies and processes on safeguarding, human resources, whistleblowing, risk management, codes of conduct and governance.</p><p> </p><p>We are working closely with governments, charities, independent experts, suppliers and affected individuals in this country and the countries where we work to identify which further reforms will make the most difference in preventing sexual abuse and exploitation and improving the response when it does occur. We will bring representatives of these groups together at an international conference in London on the 18<sup>th</sup> October to agree a package to deliver lasting change across all aid agencies and the whole sector.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-07-03T16:48:10.5Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-03T16:48:10.5Z
star this property answering member
4017
unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this