Old Disease, New Challenge: Tuberculosis in the 1990s

The Foundation's program, Old Disease, New Challenge: Tuberculosis in the 1990s, was designed to stimulate effective collaborations between state and health departments and other public and private agencies serving people at risk of tuberculosis exposure and infection to develop and test new approaches to the problem of tuberculosis.This is one of five grants awarded under the Foundation's Old Disease, New Challenge: Tuberculosis in the 1990s. The Office of Border Health in the California Department of Health Services, the San Ysidro Health Center, and the Mexico Health Ministry will work collaboratively with the County of San Diego Department of Health Services to reduce the spread and increase the cure rate of TB in a border state. Project activities include improved patient/staff education, case management, and TB diagnostic services at targeted Tijuana health centers, providing continuity of treatment for persons crossing the border and education of regional health providers about TB treatment and control.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $1,154,996.00

Awarded on: 12/17/1993

Time frame: 1/1/1994 - 9/30/1997

Grant Number: 23612


San Diego County, Health and Human Services Agency

Room 206
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, 92101-2417


Kathleen Moser
Project Director