The Univeristy of Melbourne The Royal Melbourne Hopspital

A joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Our Work | Where we work

Papua New Guinea

Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial consumption

National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship 
Project leaders(s): Associate Professor Kirsty BuisingProfessor Karin Thursky, Dr Rodney James
Collaborator(s): Port Moresby General Hospital

Viral Hepatitis, laboratory capacity, diagnostic testing, surveillance, advocacy, education, workshops, training, policy, monitoring and evaluation, needs and situational assessments, laboratory analysis

WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis
Project leader(s): Associate Professor Ben Cowie
Collaborator(s): Papua New Guinea Ministry of Health, Australian Society for HIV Medicine, Moresby Central Public Health Laboratory, Port Moresby General Hospital Laboratory, WHO Regional Office South East Asia, World Health OrganisationWHO Western Pacific Region

Human microbiology, training and laboratory capacity strengthening

Howden group
Project leader(s): Professor Benjamin Howden
Collaborator(s): Central Public Health Laboratory, Disease Control Branch

Diagnostic support, mentorship, training and laboratory capacity strengthening

WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza
Project leader(s): Professor Patrick Reading
Collaborator(s): Institute of Medical Research (Goroka)
Funding: Word Health OrganisationCentres for Disease Control and PreventionPacific Community

Malaria, bacteriology and antimicrobial resistance data collection

Antimicrobial resistance

Tong group
Project leader(s): Associate Professor Steven Tong
Collaborator(s): Institute of Medical Research (Goroka)