Letter to ‘The Canberra Times’ – cut to aid in Budget…

The Canberra Times, logo, letter published by Peter Graves

With the Federal Budget delivered by Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg last Tuesday evening, many Australians were concerned about the allocation set aside for foreign aid, particularly RESULTS Australia and our volunteers. Peter Graves, a volunteer with RESULTS Australia, voiced his concern about the cut to Australia’s overseas assistance, in a letter...

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Wrap-up of World TB Day 2019

Tuberculosis—a preventable and curable disease— has the infamous title of being the leading infectious disease killer in the world. It now kills more people than HIV & AIDS. In 2017, 10 million fell ill with TB and needed treatment, including one million children, 3.2 million women and 5.8 million men (according...

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World TB Day 2019

What is TB’s impact in the world? Did you know that tuberculosis (TB) is the leading infectious disease globally? It caused the deaths of 1.6 million people (the population of Adelaide) in 2017. TB in Australia Within Australia, an estimated one million people live with the latent (non-infectious) variant of...

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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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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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