“Forgetful parents need to be more vigilant” – letter to Editor of ‘The North Shore Times’

RESULTS Australia

Chris Franks, ‘The North Shore Times’, published on Thursday February 14, 2019.   “I write regarding the article concerning hundreds of kids being at risk of disease (‘North Shore Times’ Feb. 7). While I am delighted to see the Health Department working to help parents vaccinate on time, I am shocked...

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Why childhood vaccinations are important…

(Photo courtesy of Gavi) Did you know? There are nearly 20 million un-vaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world today. “Over the last two years, the world has seen multiple outbreaks of measles, diptheria and various other vaccine-preventable diseases,” states the World Health Organization. An estimated 6.3 million children under...

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Latest research reveals that funding is increasing for TB, but still needs to accelerate

Little girl receiving TB treatment, RESULTS Australia

(Photo courtesy of globalfund.org.au) By Shiva Shrestha, Global Health Campaign Manager and Mark Rice, Policy & Advocacy Manager at RESULTS Australia A breakthrough in identifying multiple diseases within minutes via a single drop of blood, was made recently by researchers from the University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and...

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Labor Party commits to increasing the aid budget

Penny Wong, Foreign Affairs Spokesperson

RESULTS Australia were very happy to learn about the commitment the Australian Labor Party made to increase the aid budget at their Conference earlier this week. The resolution passed (copied in full below) commits the Labor Party to increasing the overseas aid program each year should they gain office, with...

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Federal Government puts money behind Pacific Infrastructure, but it’s not enough – Media Release

RESULTS Australia

Media Release Monday December 17, 2018 THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PUTS MONEY BEHIND PACIFIC INFRASTRUCTURE, BUT IT’S NOT ENOUGH  The Australian Government confirmed in its 2018 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) today that they will establish the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific through a $1.5 billion loan...

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World AIDS Day 2018

World AIDS Day 2018

By Amelia Christie, RESULTS CEO World AIDS Day 2018 provides an opportunity to celebrate the progress we have made in HIV. However, the UNAIDS theme for this year ‘know your status’, also reminds us how interlinked HIV and tuberculosis are. Those with tuberculosis (or TB as it’s more commonly known)...

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