The voice of over 300,000 ONE members was delivered to world leaders today, calling on them save 4 million lives by funding vaccines to the poorest countries. ONE member Carolyn Campbell-Baldwin handed over the petition at the home of the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, who is set to host a vital pledging conference on Monday.
Governments are gathering in London to decide how much money they are prepared to pay for two new, proven vaccines which will help to prevent diarrhoea and pneumonia, the two diseases which kill the most children around the world.
Carolyn, who is also a contributor on UK website Mumsnet, was joined by blogger supporters of Save the Children and UK television presenter Natasha Kaplinsky handing in their petition. Together with ONE’s petition this ensured the combined voice of 350,000 people left world leaders in no doubt they must take the incredible opportunity on Monday to help save 4 million more lives over the next 5 years.
Check out the ONE blog on Monday, when we’ll give a full account of what happens at the historic meeting.