Media Release – $13 million to combat tuberculosis in our region…

Treating Multi Drug Resistant TB

(Image courtesy of The Global Fund – treatment for Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis) Media Release – Wednesday August 7, 2019 $13 MILLION TO COMBAT TUBERCULOSIS IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION Senator Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Greg Hunt, Federal Minister for Health have announced a $13 million commitment to help...

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20 million children missed out on lifesaving vaccines in 2018

Polio vaccine treatment given in Papua New Guinea

Did you know that 20 million children worldwide – that’s more than one in 10 – missed out on lifesaving vaccines, such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018? That’s according to new data out from the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Globally, since 2010, vaccination coverage with three doses of diphtheria, tetanus and...

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Letter to Editor – ‘Global Fund poses challenge for Australia’

Australian Financial Review, logo

Congratulations to Maree Nutt, Former CEO of RESULTS Australia for her letter published in ‘The Australian Financial Review’ on Tuesday July 2, 2019 about the need for the Australian federal government to “deliver an increased and fair-shared pledge” to The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Maree Nutt...

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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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