Combatting the TB Epidemic Grant Program
The Combatting the TB Epidemic Grant Program has been developed to support the fight against Tuberculosis (TB) in regions most afflicted by the disease.
The Grant Program is funded through The John Burge Trust Fund and The Thelma June Warren Donation.
The John Burge Trust Fund is a perpetual private charitable trust established in 1940 from the Will of Mr John Burge to ease the suffering from, support the treatment of and prevent the spread of TB.
The Thelma June Warren Donation is a sub-fund of the State Trustees Australia Foundation established in 2023.
Type of Grant Round: Open by invitation/ inquiry
Grant Round Dates: Monday 31st July to Friday 25th August, 2023
What are the objectives?
a) to support the fight against TB in regions most afflicted by the disease
b) to aid and help those who are suffering, or have suffered from, TB and who by reason of the disease are disabled
c) to provide funds to implement programs for identifying and treating those persons who are at a higher risk than other members of the population of having or contracting TB
d) to provide funds to implement educational programs to inform health workers about the prevention, recognition, and treatment of TB
|FY22/23||Maluk Timor Australia||Enhanced Contact Tracing & TB Prevention in Timor-Leste||$80,163|
|FY22/23||The University of Melbourne (Doherty Institute)||TB RECOVERY II– pilot scale up of nutritional support for recovery of people affected by TB in Nepal||$59,472|
|FY21/22||Maluk Timor Australia||Detecting, Treating & Preventing Tuberculosis in Timor-Leste||$58,500|
|FY21/22||The University of Sydney – Office for Global Health||Child TB and Lung Health capacity building program in Vietnam||$58,500|
|FY21/22||The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research & Public Health||TB Education and Counselling (TEC) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea||$58,000|
|FY20/21||Murdoch Children’s Research Institute||Strengthening implementation of the management of household contacts of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Mongolia||$58,500|
|FY20/21||The University of Melbourne (Doherty Institute)||TB RECOVERY: nutritional support for families affected by TB in Nepal||$68,312|
|FY19/20||Murdoch Children’s Research Institute||Implementation of screening and management of household contacts of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases in Mongolia||$47,990|
|FY18/19||The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research & Public Health Ltd||Family-Based TB Care and Prevention in Papua New Guinea (FAB-TB PNG)||$69,000|
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