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.

The Fleming Fund is a UK aid program managed by the UK’s Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC), which was established to support low and middle-income countries to generate, share and use AMR data so they can optimise the use of antibiotics and reduce drug resistance.

Menzies will work with the government of Timor-Leste to develop systems for monitoring rates of infections and the use of antibiotics; this will help identify areas where antimicrobial use could be optimised across both the human health and animal health sectors. The One Health approach is critical to contribute to global efforts to fight AMR.

Menzies is also implementing the STRONG TL project in Timor-Leste. You can find out more about this project and available resources on the STRONG TL page.

Aims:
  • Strengthen One Health approaches to information sharing
  • Strengthen AMR and AMU surveillance system in the human health sector
  • Strengthen AMR and AMU surveillance system in the animal health sector
Chief investigators:
Country manager: 
Project managers 
Project dates:
  • 1 May 2019 - 30 June 2021

     

Funders:
  • The Fleming Fund is a UK aid program managed by the UK’s Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC)
  • Mott MacDonald is the Management Agent for the Fleming Fund Grants Program
Collaborators:
  • Timor-Leste Ministry of Health
  • Timor-Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • National Health Laboratory
  • Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Hospital
  • Nacional Guido Valadares
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Berrimah Veterinary Laboratory
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Menzies School of Health Research is issuing a request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for the Renovation of the National Laboratory in Dili, Timor-Leste. The proposed project period is from January to June 2020. Menzies School of Health Research invites Offerors (Firms/Companies) to express interest in this project. All Offerors are required to submit evidence to support the criteria below:

Mandatory Criteria

  1. Previous completion of multiple construction projects in Timor-Leste in the last three years. References, project value and other documentation for each project is required.
  2. Experience completing projects according to Australian standards in the last three years. References, project value and documentation for each project is required.
  3. Human resources to complete the project. A company organogram and CVs for key staff members should be submitted. The organogram should include all shareholders with more than 25% control of the company.
  4. Business registration documents (ASIC for Australian companies, SERVE for Timorese companies)
  5. 5. Copy of last two complete years of financial documents, including Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and tax returns.

Desirable Criteria

  1. Experience completing projects in the health sector, particularly laboratories, according to Australian standards in the last three years. References, project value and documentation for each project is required.

Submission
An email to express interest with all supporting documentation outlined above should be sent to tenders@procurelink.io by 5.00pm Timor-Leste time, 20th November 2019. The Request for Proposal will be sent to shortlisted Offerors only.

  1. pdf

    Expression of interest

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    EOI_Timor-Leste.pdf