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Organization Contact Information

Name: Australasian Tuberculosis Forum
Street 1: 792 Elizabeth Street
Street 2:
City: Melbourne
Province: Victoria
Post Code: 3000
Country: Australia
Phone: +61 3 9342 9428
Email: austbforum@gmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Justin
Last Name: Denholm
Title: Chair
Email: justin.denholm@mh.org.au
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Gabriella
Last Name: Scandurra
Title: Secretary
Email: g.scandurra@centenary.org.au
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
The Australasian Tuberculosis Forum (TB Forum) is working to end the tuberculosis epidemic in Asia and the Pacific through leadership, collaboration, education and science-based advocacy. We are a collaborative network of policy makers, health workers, researchers, people affected by TB and advocates. We want to support and generate the innovation required to bridge the knowledge, implementation and ambition gaps to end TB
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 0
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Individual members of the Forum contribute in a variety of ways, including programmatic and clinical management of TB and research towards innovations in tools for the diagnosis and management of TB. The Forum collectively contributes through education, advocacy and enhanced networks amongst the TB community in Australia and New Zealand/
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Australia
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Western Pacific
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Australia

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Australia

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Advocacy for Australian government engagement in regional TB elimination, including parliamentary World TB Day events in 2014 and 2015.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
None

Application date: March 17, 2015
Last updated: March 20, 2015