The ASHM Domestic Gift Fund was established in 2003 to fund HIV and hepatitis C health education activities in Australia. In 2008, a second fund, the ASHM International Gift Fund, was started to allow donations to support projects for developing countries in Asia and Pacific regions.
Through their activities the ASHM Gift Funds aim to:
This is an important activity of both the Domestic and International Gift Funds and enables ASHM to:
Through your assistance, ASHM is able to provide various scholarships to young researchers and priority groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare workers.
The scholarships allow discussion of developments in a larger forum and allow the recipient to gain input and feedback from established scientists in their fields. This leads to a refreshed approach to studies and advances in research to help those living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis.
Scholarships supported by the Domestic ASHM Gift Fund include:
ASHM's International Program provides assistance in the setting up and ongoing support of partner organisations for health care professionals in Asia and Pacific regions who work in HIV/STI and related diseases.
Collaborations and activities include enhancing organisational capacity, development and review of policy guidelines and strategies, and health care worker training and mentoring programs.
By supporting the ASHM International Gift Fund, you can assist ASHM in the provision of:
The ASHM Gift Funds Committee is a subcommittee of the ASHM Board. It considers applications for support and makes recommendations to the Board. The ASHM Secretariat administers the Gift Funds.
All projects funded by the Gift Funds are documented on the ASHM website and in ASHM member publications. The work of the Gift Funds is recorded in the ASHM Annual Report.
Proceeds from any special or fundraising activity, as well as one-off or regular donations, can be made to the Gift Funds.
You can also assist by:
Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine
Locked Bag 5057
Darlinghurst NSW 1300
Phone: +61 2 8204 0700
Fax: +61 2 9212 2382
ABN 48 264 545 457