Grants & Funding

How David Rochkind Funds His Long-Term Project on TB

December 20, 2016

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© David Rochkind/Courtesy of Ground Media

A nurse at the Phom Ngac Thach hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, the main TB hospital in the south of Vietnam, checks on a patient. David Rochkind has photographed the TB epidemic in four countries, with support from a variety of sources.

Photographer and filmmaker David Rochkind’s photos of the tuberculosis crisis on three continents form the foundation of, an educational website he created. He funded the project with support from a journalism organization, a public-private philanthropy created by a pharmaceutical company and an anti-poverty advocacy group. His goal for the website was to engage high school students in “an educational...

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