Dr Shawn Ting
Senior research fellow
Bachelor of Veterinary Science (First Class Hons), University of Melbourne, 2012; Member of Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (Epidemiology Chapter), 2020
Dr Shawn Ting is a veterinarian with a background in public health, food safety, animal health, animal welfare and public administration.
He currently leads the animal health aspects of the Menzies Timor-Leste project, focusing on developing strategies for animal health surveillance, especially for antimicrobial resistance. He has also taken on project management roles recently. Shawn continues to deepen the links between the government veterinary services of Timor-Leste and Menzies through a One Health approach.
Previously, Shawn was awarded a scholarship from the government veterinary services of Singapore and has held various positions focusing on import risk analysis and disease surveillance. He also has international experience through work with the Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.
- Ting, S., Pereira, A., Davis, S., Vong da Silva, P. G., Alves, A., Dos Santos, C., . . . Barnes, T. S. (2022). Knowledge and Practices on Antibiotic Use and Antibiotic Resistance Among Smallholder Pig Farmers in Timor-Leste. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 8(1585). doi:10.3389/fvets.2021.819643.
- Ting, S., Pereira, A., Alves, A. d. J., Fernandes, S., Soares, C. d. C., Soares, F. J., . . . Jong, J. B. d. C. (2021). Antimicrobial Use in Animals in Timor-Leste Based on Veterinary Antimicrobial Imports between 2016 and 2019. Antibiotics, 10(4), 426. doi:10.3390/antibiotics10040426.
- Lim, K., Chee, D., Ting, S., Choo, E., Tan, W.L. and Lin, Y.N. (2020). Singapore's National Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance. Asian Fisheries Science, 33, 107-111. doi: 10.33997/j.afs.2020.33.S1.015.
- Francis, J.R., Sarmento, N., Draper, A.D.K., Marr, I., Ting, S., [...], and Yan, J. (2020). Antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic use in Timor-Leste: building surveillance capacity with a One Health approach. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 44, 1-3. doi: 10.33321/cdi.2020.44.1.
Data collection of antimicrobial use (AMU) in animals in Timor-Leste has been strengthened through extensive capacity building efforts.
The Fleming Fund Country Grant supports testing and surveillance for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU) in Timor-Leste. Read about what the team has been up to in the first year.
Infectious diseases can be transmitted from animals to humans, which is why it is important to understand animal health in order to improve human health. Research also shows that antimicrobial resistance in bacteria either in humans, animals or the...
Menzies has been awarded a Fleming Fund Country Grant to support testing and surveillance for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Timor-Leste.
Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies) has been awarded a Fleming Fund country grant to support testing and surveillance for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Timor-Leste.