WHO Essential Medicines List – Presentation to ASTMH 2018

Our colleague, Rohit Ramchandani, is just back from the Annual Meeting on the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) where he’d been invited to give a presentation on “Delivering of the Promise – Co-packaged ORS and Zinc in Zambia & on the Model Essential Medicines List for Children”. This invitation comes as we […]

Gearing up for the scale-up with revised training materials

I spent a large part of Friday (22-Nov-13) doing what I like best – making things. Based on our experience with the trial Jane has been re-thinking our training materials for the scale-up (KYTS). We envisaged that the training materials developed for COTZ would be used for retailer and promoter training and then cascaded down […]

ColaLife research Northern Uganda

Click image to download the report (PDF, 684KB) I’ve reported before on the work of a group of young people from Kings College London in Northern Uganda: WeCan Ugan. WeCan Ugan work in partnership a local grassroots NGO called HORARD (Hope Revival Agency for Rural Development) in an area that was changed forever and faces unique […]

Exploring the links between international business and poverty reduction

Last Thursday I highlighted a public webinar that then took place on Friday (8/4/11) to discuss the report on the ‘Poverty Footprinting’ work undertaken by SABMiller, Coca-Cola and Oxfam in Zambia and El Salvador. ‘Poverty Footprinting’ is a technique being used by Oxfam to assess the impacts big businesses have on the local communities they operate […]

Introducing the Mark IV AidPod

A comparison of the cross-section of the Mark III (right) and Mark IV (left) AidPods. Hand-written numbers are volume calculations. I was ruthless in the way I took advantage of a visit from my daughter over the weekend. Sorry (and thanks) Emma! You see, she can use Adobe Illustrator and I can’t (note to self: […]

Could you put a ColaLife poster in your workplace or community?

A couple of ColaLife Facebook fans have asked where you can buy ColaLife posters. Well, you can’t at the moment BUT you can download a PDF and print them yourself. It would be great if ColaLife supporters could spread the word by placing a mini poster in their workplace and/or community. Please click on the […]