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Organization Contact Information

Name: Victorian Tuberculosis Program
Street 1: 792 Elizabeth Street
Street 2:
City: Melbourne
Province: VIC
Post Code: 3000
Country: Australia
Phone: 0393429428
Email: justin.denholm@mh.org.au
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Justin
Last Name: Denholm
Title: Medical Director
Email: justin.denholm@mh.org.au
Phone: +61 3 9342 9428

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Donella
Last Name: Pereira
Title: Adminstrative Officer
Email: donella.pereira@mh.org.au
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Countries
Organization Type - Primary: Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: No
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
The Victorian Tuberculosis Program is responsible for the public health management of TB in the state of Victoria, Australia, including adherence support for individuals with active TB and contact tracing activities. We are passionate about working towards ending the pain and suffering caused by TB.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1 MIL-$10 MIL
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: Network with other partners
 
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:
The Victorian Tuberculosis Program is responsible for contributing to the development of Australia's national TB plan, and implementing it within the state of Victoria.
 

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

Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Australia
Technical Assistance 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:
Provides community-based adherence support for people with active TB in Victoria, and contact tracing following potential community exposure. Provides TB education and training for healthcare providers statewide.

Research:
Contributes towards teaching operational research for the Pacific through the International Union against TB and Lung Disease. Conducts program-specific operational research, particularly to enhance evidence-based policy and practice towards TB elimination.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
None

Application date: March 18, 2015
Last updated: March 20, 2015