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International development charity VSO today (14 November) announced the appointment of Angela Salt as VSO UK Director. 

Angela Salt comes to VSO from the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, where she was Head of Nations and Regions. 

VSO Chief Executive Marg Mayne said: 

A new health policy protecting the rights of community caregivers will help tens of thousands of women caring for people with HIV, Zimbabwe’s Deputy Prime Minister Ms Thokozani Khupe will say at a conference hosted by VSO today (Tuesday 6 November) in Pretoria, South Africa.

Head of Sierra Leone midwifery school addresses High Level Panel meeting

The High Level Panel advising the UN on the new post-2015 development framework, meeting in London this week (1 November) and co-chaired by David Cameron, must listen to and support people in poor countries who are already actively engaged in fighting poverty, rather than seeing them as passive beneficiaries, according to international development charity VSO.