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Today the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) and Riders for Health announced a new partnership that will expedite the delivery of laboratory samples and HIV-related test results to …

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Put your bike racing knowledge to the test against some of the stars of the MotoGP paddock and take centre stage at Day of Champions in this year’s ‘A Question of Bikes’ quiz. …

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The Ducati Two Seater: the ride of your life

27 June, 2014

Riders for Health is offering people a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride on the world famous Ducati Two Seater bike at Silverstone, the home of British motorsport. A ride on the Ducati Two … read more

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Ross Noble leads bikers on a Twitter treasure hunt

23 June, 2014

Motorcyclists from across the UK joined comedian Ross Noble for a nationwide Twitter treasure hunt last weekend in support of Riders for Health. On Saturday around 80 bikers, some from as far afield … read more

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Meet Marquez and Pedrosa for just £3!

12 June, 2014

We’ve teamed up with MotoGP™ to offer two fans the chance to meet Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa at the British MotoGP at Silverstone as part of a VIP weekend on 28th-31st August. For … 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.

'To really understand what our riders go through, I had to go through the same.'

01 July, 2014

The motorcycle is the cornerstone of Riders for Health – but some of us who work for Riders in the UK don’t know how to ride. It might not be necessary for our jobs, but nevertheless we’ve never felt the thrill that our supporters feel on two wheels, and we’ve never known the difficulties many of our health workers face spending days out on the road. 

That’s … read more

Two decades dedicated to Riders

22 June, 2014

Fiona White has spent 20 years volunteering and fundraising for Riders for Health. Here she tells us why supporting Riders is so important to her, and has some top tips for anyone wanting to get involved.

It feels like Riders for Health has always been there. I’ve known about Riders since they started, but I first decided to volunteer when I went to one of the first ever Day of Champions … read more

Our top 5 tips for keeping your vehicle running!

10 June, 2014

In The Gambia, our vehicles have travelled over 10 million km delivering life-saving health care across some of the toughest terrain without a preventable breakdown, thanks to our expert mechanics. So we asked them for some top tips on how you can make sure your bike is safe and is saving you money.

1. Do your PLANS

We train every health worker to do daily checks to make sure their bike is safe … read more

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