Stop TB Partnership


Wave 9

In July 2021, Stop TB Partnership’s Executive Committee approved US$6.14 million for Wave 9 funding to be awarded to 11 projects, in 8 countries, to focus their efforts on innovative approaches to address drug resistant tuberculosis (DRTB).With funding support from USAID and Global Affairs Canada, TB REACH Wave 9 grantees will help reduce initial or pre-treatment loss to follow up for people with DR-TB, by expanding access to new, all-oral treatment regimens, and improving treatment adherence and outcomes for people with DR-TB.

In Wave 9, only local, non-governmental organizations were eligible for funding, and together with the support of USAID, TB REACH will work with the organizations on a capacity assessment as part of a development plan to help grantees to improve and continue their funding efforts.

The Wave 9 Call for Proposals was launched in January 2021 and received almost 300 applications from 24 countries with a total funding request of USD 145 million. All completed proposals were reviewed intensively by an independent Proposal Review Committee (PRC), who selected 48 applicants to be invited to submit a more in-depth stage 2 proposal. These applications underwent another round of diligent and careful review by the PRC. After an 8-day review meeting, the PRC recommended 11 projects from 8 countries for funding.

TB REACH Wave 9 Grantees
OrganizationCountryProject CategoryRequested Budget (USD)
Interactive Research & Development Ltd.BangladeshImplementation of new DR-TB treatment regimens$600,000
REACH EthiopiaEthiopiaImproving treatment adherence and outcomes$590,037
Baptist Church Trust Association (BCTA)IndiaImproving treatment adherence and outcomes$580,294
Innovators In Health (India)IndiaLinkage to care to reduce pre-treatment loss to follow-up$593,066
Resource Group for Education and Advocacy for Community HealthIndiaLinkage to care to reduce pre-treatment loss to follow-up$584,286
Population Services KenyaKenyaImproving treatment adherence and outcomes$600,000
RedAid NigeriaNigeriaLinkage to care to reduce pre-treatment loss to follow-up$213,459
Janna Health FoundationNigeriaImproving treatment adherence and outcomes$582,398
DOPASI FoundationPakistanImproving treatment adherence and outcomes$598,819
CTY TNHH (IRD VN)Viet NamImplementation of new DR-TB treatment regimens$600,000
The Union Zimbabwe TrustZimbabweImplementation of new DR-TB treatment regimens$599,995