Neil Squires

Neil Squires

Human Development Adviser, Mozambique
I am the Human Development Adviser for DFID Mozambique, covering health, education and HIV/AIDS. I arrived in Maputo in August 2007, from 3 years with the EC in Brussels and before that DFID in Bangladesh. As an ex district health officer in Malawi in the early 1990’s this return to Africa feels a bit like coming home.

A new year’s resolution, a new focus on results

Posted 31 January 2011

I have just read Melinda Gates’ blog on her new year resolution. It's really a renewal of the already massive commitment of the Gates Foundation to carry on supporting improvements in health through innovation and a strong focus on delivering results. Melinda Gates says some very nice things about DFID’s strengthened focus on results, commending [...]