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  • 26th November 2013

    Peter Poore

    Peter qualified as a doctor at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1964. He spent 12 years working within the UK National Health Service, and also has 36 years’ experience of healthcare delivery in many of the world’s poorest countries. Between 1973 and 1982, Peter worked in Ghana, Tanzania, and Papua New Guinea as a paediatrician with […]

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  • 13th October 2013

    Theo Sowa

    Theo Sowa is an independent advisor and former UK Charity Commissioner working on a wide range of international issues, with a focus on social development and children and youth. Her recent work includes evaluation, policy and organisational development with UNICEF, UNDP, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the African Women’s Development Fund, DfID and the Stephen Lewis Foundation. […]

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  • Evidence for Development patron Jeremy Irons

    13th October 2013

    Jeremy Irons

    Award-winning actor and campaigner Jeremy Irons writes: “Once in a while, someone comes along with a new idea to improve the lives of the world’s most needy people. Evidence for Development has done exactly this, creating challenging technology with exciting potential. This will greatly enhance our ability to prevent famines, to deliver food aid, to […]

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  • Evidence for Development patron Richard Dowden

    13th October 2013

    Richard Dowden

    Richard Dowden is Director of the Royal African Society.  He was a journalist at the Times until 1986 when he became Africa Editor of the Independent, and in 1995 he took the post of Africa Editor at the Economist. He has travelled and written about almost every country in Africa and made a number of […]

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