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Global Health Security Agenda

Global Health Security Agenda calls for leadership on COVID-19

24 July 2020

The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) has reaffirmed the need for timely and transparent international cooperation a to stop the devastating public health, social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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PINTAR Research Project Supports Indonesian Response to COVID-19

9 July 2020

Researchers funded through the Indo-Pacific Health Security Initiative are providing vital information to the Indonesian Government about COVID-19 treatment practices in community settings.


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The Indo-Pacific RSP Adapts Quickly to Provide Essential Support

2 July 2020

The Indo-Pacific Regulatory Strengthening Program (RSP) has rapidly moved key activities online to support Australia’s neighbours as they respond to COVID-19.


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CEPI and FindDx to receive additional Australian funding

3 June 2020

The Prime Minister of Australia announced on 5 May two grants of $7.5 million each to be provided under DFAT’s Indo-Pacific Health Security Initiative to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) respectively.


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Elenor Kerr

ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellow on the COVID-19 Frontline

2 June 2020

With a background in international development and experience working in China and Myanmar, Elenor Kerr wanted to be a part of the valuable contributions that field epidemiology can have towards responding to health emergencies in South-East Asia.


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ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellows respond to COVID-19 outbreak

3 April 2020

Epidemiologists from the ASEAN-Australian Health Security Fellowship Program are working with incident response leaders and frontline health workers in efforts to contain and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic across South-East Asia.


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Australian Aid

Rapid regional assistance for Pandemic Preparedness and Response Planning

24 March 2020

The Australian Government has worked closely with our Pacific partners since the early stages of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to support a coordinated outbreak response.


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Australian Researchers Support Regional COVID-19 Effort

24 March 2020

Australian research and development facilities are lending their experience and resources to the global effort to develop diagnostic tests and vaccines for Coronavirus (COVID-19).


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One Health Partnership to strengthen animal and human health

17 December 2019

Approximately 75 percent of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses or diseases that spread from animals to humans. To better prevent and control infectious disease, systems for human health and animal health need to be closely linked.


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New Report on vector control in the Indo-Pacific

2 December 2019

A new vector control Landscape Report provides policymakers and researchers with critical insights about steps needed to reduce health security threats posed by vector-borne diseases in the Indo-Pacific. The report was produced by Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC) with funding from the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security, and launched on the sidelines of a Vector Control Platform in Asia Pacific (VCAP) workshop held on 7-8 November 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam.


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