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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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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Follow-up to the UN High Level Meeting…

RESULTS, UN High Level Meeting, TB

The Australian TB Caucus met this week in Canberra to discuss the historic United Nations High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on tuberculosis (TB), held in September 2018 in New York, where Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs, reaffirmed Australia’s support to the global fight against TB. Key Targets of the...

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RESULTS Australia welcomes amendments to Bill

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Passing of new Bill RESULTS Australia welcomes the passing of an amended Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill through the House of Representatives this week. We are pleased to see a much more sensible Bill get bipartisan support. The willingness of all parties to work to improve the Bill recognises...

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