We are the Department for International Development (DFID). We lead the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. Tweeting on #UKaid and #GlobalDev. #AidWorks
On Thursday the is hosting the Global Vaccine Summit with @gavi , the Vaccine Alliance. It is critical that we maintain routine immunisation during the coronavirus pandemic to stop the spread of infectious diseases. #vaccineswork #GVS2020
#UKaid support to @gavi is driving innovation in how we tackle infectious diseases. @zipline drones are able to reach vulnerable communities in Ghana with vaccines and medical supplies – and now this technology is helping fight #coronavirus too. #VaccinesWork #GVS2020
The UK is leading the race to find a vaccine for #coronavirus . #UKaid is funding British research for vaccines, tests and treatment for use in the NHS as well as in developing countries. The UK is now the biggest contributor to the international coalition to find a vaccine.
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“If we get a couple of meals a day, it will go a long way.” - Joseph Hammond, aged 91, is a Commonwealth veteran from Ghana who fought for Britain in WWII. #UKaid is helping protect 7,000 Commonwealth veterans like him.