Surveillance Training, Research Opportunities and National Guidelines for communicable disease control in Timor-Leste - STRONG TL

Lead: Doctor Joshua Francis, Menzies School of Health Research

Ongoing transmission of infections and development of antibiotic resistance pose immense health challenges in Timor Leste. Local and international experts will work together to deliver high-quality disease surveillance; develop and implement national guidelines; and strengthen operational research capacity.

Partners:

Northern Territory Department of Health
Australian National University
Royal Darwin Hospital
National Institute of Health - East Timor
National University of East Timor
Funding: $2,120,000