Department for Intenational Development (DFID)
DFID is a UK government agency that manages Britain's aid to the poor and works to get rid of extreme poverty in 150 countries around the world. Most of DFID funding goes to developing countries either directly or through an international body. Activities include work on health care, education and economic growth. DFID funded projects in health include basic health care, nutrition, health education, health personnel development, health policy and administrative management, control of malaria and infectious diseases, including TB, and medical research.