U.K. Foreign Aid Reduction Will Harm Children Worldwide, U.K. Pediatricians, Experts, Advocates Say
The Guardian: Children will die due to U.K. overseas aid cuts, pediatricians say
“Cutting the U.K.’s overseas aid budget will result in a significant number of children dying ‘with negative impacts lasting generations,’ the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has said. Joining a chorus of voices opposing the reduction of overseas aid funding from 0.7% to 0.5% of Britain’s gross national income, the RCPCH said the evidence was overwhelming that aid helped children’s health and any reduction would have far-reaching consequences…” (Siddique, 12/12).
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