Antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic use in Timor-Leste: building surveillance capacity with a One Health approach

Joshua R. Francis, Nevio Sarmento, Anthony D.K. Draper, Ian Marr, Shawn Ting, Nicholas Fancourt, Lucsendar Alves, Karen Champlin, Alexander Bongers, Jennifer Yan

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The Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies) has been awarded a Fleming Fund country grant to work with the Timor-Leste Ministry of Health (MoH) and Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) on a One Health project to build capacity for surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU) in the human and agriculture sectors in Timor-Leste. The Fleming Fund is a £265 million United Kingdom (UK) aid investment to tackle AMR in low- and middleincome countries around the world. The program is managed by the UK Department of Health andSocial Care, in partnership with Mott MacDonald, the Fleming Fund Grant Management Agent.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalCommunicable diseases intelligence (2018)
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2020


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