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Our Work | COVID-19

Regional Activities

Current Projects

  • COMBAT-AMR

    A consortium of organisations from around the world, including the Doherty Institute, are partnering with Pacific Island countries to address the rising threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). 

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  • COVID-19 laboratory diagnostics support project

    This 12-month program will provide high-level strategy support and advice for the implementation of laboratory diagnostics in Pacific Island countries for COVID-19. 

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  • ‘Immunity passport’ to COVID-19

    Understanding the drivers of protective immunity against COVID-19 is critical to securing long-term community health. This project will undertake in-depth studies of antibodies, B-cells and T-Cells directed at SARS-CoV-2 to understand the drivers behind lasting protection to COVID-19. 

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  • Strengthening Preparedness in the Asia-Pacific Region through Knowledge (SPARK)

    SPARK contributes to the regional COVID-19 response with model-based risk assessment and scenario analysis for COVID-19 in the South East Asia and Western Pacific regions, where members of the SPARK consortium provided technical support and capacity through the use of various modelling approaches to address country-specific questions relevant to strengthening health sector preparedness.

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  • Sino-Australia COVID-19 Partnership program

    The Doherty Institute is building an engagement program with three Chinese universities - The University of Hong Kong, Fudan University and Tsinghua University. This will establish new institutional partnerships and pivot existing collaborations towards COVID-19.

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