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Donors pledge $2.6 billion for ‘last mile’ of polio eradication

FILE PHOTO: A child receives free polio vaccine during a government-led mass vaccination program in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Donor governments and philanthropists pledged $ 2.6 billion on Tuesday to help fund a worldwide polio eradication plan that has taken decades to reach what global… Read More »

INCA responds to Labour’s nationwide free broadband pledge

CEO Malcolm Corbett welcomed the focus on broadband and digital infrastructure but cautioned that nationalisation could deter investment in the short-term and undermine customer choice and innovation London, UK, 15 November 2019 – The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) has welcomed the commitment to broadband and digital infrastructure development shown by Labour’s announcement, but warned… Read More »

General election 2019: Tory pledge to boost GP numbers

The Tories say they will deliver 6,000 more doctors in general practice in England by 2024-25 to increase patient appointments, if they win the election. They claim they will reach that target through additional doctors working and training in surgeries, international recruitment and better retention. However, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said a previous Tory pledge… Read More »