Dear Prime Minister,
You said you would make Britain safer and stronger.
You said you'd ensure Britain continued to lead in the world.
You promised to support our allies and emerging democracies.
You have committed to reducing the threat of disease.
You said you would support women and girls to succeed.
You promised to stand up for the world's most vulnerable.
Well, on 21st September you have the opportunity to keep those promises and build on the good work of all your recent predecessors. By renewing Britain's pledge to the Global Fund to fight Aids, TB and Malaria, you will make people everywhere safer - helping to turn the tide on three of the biggest killers in human history. The UK's leadership against these diseases has helped to save over 44 million lives since 2001 - if we maintain this leadership, we can help to save another 20 million people. But if we step back there is a real risk that we will slide backwards and lose the opportunity to beat these diseases for good. When Britain leads, the world succeeds. That's Britain back at its best.
Sir Andrew Murray OBE, Champion Tennis Player
Sir Lenny Henry, Comedian and Co-founder Comic Relief and Red Nose Day
Prof Sir Andrew Pollard, Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group and Chairperson of the JCVI
Professor Azra Ghani, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London
Sir Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wei/come Trust
Charlie Webster, Broadcaster
Sherrie Silver, Acclaimed Choreographer
Ash Dykes, Explorer
Dr Chris van Tulleken, Infectious Diseases Doctor and Broadcaster
Moses Odubajo, Professional Footballer
Anyika Onuora, British Olympian and Author
Sarah Howard MBE, Chair of the British Chambers of Commerce
Tim Warrillow, CEO and Co-Founder, Fever-Tree
Professor Sir Richard Feachem, Director of the Global Health Group, UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences Richard Curtis, Film Writer and Director, Co-Founder of Comic Relief, Project Everyone and Make My Money Matter
Dr Laura Waters, Chair, British HIV Association
Professor Adrian Hill, Director of the Jenner Institute, Oxford University
Professor David La/loo, Director, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Georgia Arnold, Executive Director, MTV Staying Alive Foundation
Professor Chloe Orkin, Lead for HIV Research, Queen Mary University and Barts Health NHS Trust
Sir Brian Greenwood, Manson Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Anna Lungley, Chief Sustainability Officer, dentsu international
Dr Nick Hamon, CEO, Innovative Vector Control Consortium
Dr David Reddy, CEO, Medicines for Malaria Venture
Professor Anton Pozniak MD FRCP, President, NEAT ID Foundation
Lesley-Anne Long, President and CEO, GBC Health
Zahid Torres-Rahman, Co-Founder and CEO, Business Fights Poverty
Anne Aslett, CEO, Elton John AIDS Foundation
Jonathan Stambolis, CEO and co-founder, Zenysis Technologies
Michael Beasley, Bath & Wells. Co-Convenor, Anglican Communion Health & Community Network
Geoff Twist, Managing Director UK & Ireland, Roche Diagnostics Limited
Richard Erwin, General Manager, Roche Products Limited
Benjamin Fels, CEO, Macro-Eyes