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An auction of motorcycle racing memorabilia held at this weekend’s MCNLive! in Skegness has raised an incredible £7,100 for Riders for Health’s life-saving work in Africa. The …

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Benjamin Gere (1964-2014), a fine public servant, died suddenly on March 21 2014. We mourn his loss and we note that because of the excellence of his work, many people who would otherwise have been …

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Day of Stars comes to Austin to support Riders for Health

14 February, 2014

MotoGP™ returns to Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas in April, and Riders for Health is giving fans the exclusive chance to get behind the scenes of MotoGP at Day of Stars. They say … read more

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A unique piece of art on auction to support Riders

11 February, 2014

The FIM and Motul launch an auction of a unique painting produced by the French artist Hozoï. The proceeds of the sale of this piece of art, signed by the FIM World Champions, including Marc … read more

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New Year, New You

14 January, 2014

It’s a brand new year, so why not take this opportunity to do something amazing, while raising money to transform health care in Africa at the same time.Why not use this year to do something … 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.

'Spending time talking to fellow bikers about Riders is really rewarding'

03 April, 2014

We've got an action packed season of events planned for 2014, and we would love for you to join us as a volunteer. To find out more about what volunteering for Riders means, we caught up with first-time volunteer Ben Griffiths.

Why did you decide to volunteer for Riders for Health?

I’m quite a keen motorcyclist and I’d seen the name Riders for Health in magazines and at races. … read more

Looking forward to the Skoll World Forum

03 April, 2014

The Skoll World Forum takes place in Oxford next week. Social entrepreneurs from around the world will meet to share ideas and experiences about how their work is tackling some of the world’s most difficult problems.

Although the first social enterprises are now over 25 years old, ‘social enterprise’ is a term that is still being defined. And, as social entrepreneurs, we … read more

Supporting mothers, every step of the way

30 March, 2014

Today, families around the UK are celebrating Mother’s Day. But we’re also celebrating the difference Riders for Health is making in delivering health care to expectant mothers around the world.

For a mother living in a remote rural community, miles from the nearest hospital, giving birth can be a terrifying prospect. If complications arise, transport is vital in keeping both mother … read more

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