Malaria Prevention and Treatment for Infants, Children and Pregnant Women in Eastern Indonesia
This program is strengthening the capacity and collaboration among institutions and organisations engaged in malaria prevention and treatment of infants, children and pregnant women in Eastern Indonesia. Supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade the project is developing linkages between Australian and Indonesian research centres and service providers.
The Nossal Institute, in collaboration with Burnet Institute, Menzies School of Health Research and the Faculty of Tropical Medicine Mahidol University have delivered three iterations of a face-to-face capacity building program between for 120 participants between 2016 and 2018. This included three courses in Melbourne and eight workshops in Indonesia. Participants were from multiple sectors including medical doctors, laboratory technicians, program managers, researchers, nurses, government, non-government and civil society organisations.