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Motorcycle fans raised £3,200 in just 30 minutes on the Blackhorse Stage at Motorcycle Live today in an auction hosted by Bennetts.  All of the money raised at the auction will be matched …

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If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a MotoGP fan, Riders for Health is celebrating the end of the 2014 MotoGP season by auctioning 17 totally unique items of motorcycle racing …

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Ebola outbreak shows the need for reliable transport and strong health systems

14 November, 2014

Ebola is one of the biggest public health emergencies – not just in West Africa but in the world – and has shown how a lack of reliable transport makes health systems weak, with … read more

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Riders and EGPAF featured on BBC World News

14 November, 2014

The work of Riders for Health and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediactric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) in Malawi has been featured on BBC World News and will be broadcast as part of the Health Check programme. … read more

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Helmet signed by MotoGP stars up for auction

06 November, 2014

A special pink helmet signed by past and present stars of MotoGP is up for auction on eBay to raise money for Riders for Health and the Stop Cancer campaign. In an initiative organised by LCR Honda … read more

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Riders Blog

Our blog is a space for debate and discussion around development issues. Riders for Health staff share our expertise on strengthening health systems and the critical link that this plays in saving lives in Africa.

Four ways to make double the difference this week!

20 November, 2014

With just one week left of our appeal, here are four ways you can help us go the extra miles for mothers across Africa. All of the money we raise before 28th November will be matched by the UK government!

1.Buy a Secret Santa gift that saves lives

Why not give a life-saving gift this Christmas?  Buy a helmet for a health worker, a fortnights worth of fuel or a toolkit for a technician … read more

Riders and Health Leads join forces for appeal

18 November, 2014

Between 27 October and 6 December, nearly 70 social enterprises are participating in the Skoll Social Entrepreneurs Challenge. The group has set a goal to collectively raise $4 million, which will then unlock an extra $2 million in matching funds from the Skoll Foundation to be split equally between the group. The Skoll Foundation has also created even more opportunities for us to earn matching … read more

Staying safe on two wheels

17 November, 2014

Every six seconds, someone is killed or injured on the world’s roads. That’s 1.3 million road deaths each year.

Health workers, sample couriers and technicians mobilised by Riders for Health ride on some of the most dangerous roads in the world – nine out of ten road deaths occur in developing countries. Keeping them safe as they carry out their essential work is our priority, … read more

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