Strong relationships between the Northern Territory of Australia and Timor-Leste

Nevio Sarmento, Tessa Oakley, Endang Soares Da Silva, Ari Tilman, Merita Monteiro, Lucsendar Alves, Ismael Barreto, Ian Marr, Anthony D.K. Draper, Gloria De Castro Hall, Jennifer Yan

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Strong, enduring partnerships exist between the Northern Territory and Timor-Leste, and in recent years collaborations have led to significant developments in health system capacity in Timor-Leste. Laboratory strengthening has been a key focus; improved diagnostic microbiology capability, especially in the National Health Laboratory, is having an impact on individual patient management and outcomes, epidemiological surveillance, and public health responses to communicable disease challenges including antimicrobial resistance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-129
Number of pages5
JournalMicrobiology Australia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 27 Sept 2022


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