To achieve the aims of the Tropical Partners project the program of work has been broken into three Themes:
Theme 1 - Capacity strengthening in implementation research around surveillance and response
Theme 2 - Risk evaluation and health systems mapping
Theme 2a: Map public health systems activities in relation to International Health Regulations, addressing gaps between health policy and implementation.
Theme 2b: Map risk of epidemic spread/cross-border incursion related to priority pathogens.
Theme 3 - Building on existing relationships to provide exemplar collaborations (in the field)
Theme 3a: Tuberculosis Modelling to inform National TB program policy.
Theme 3b: Risk factors and vectors for Zika and other arboviruses in the Solomon Islands.
Theme 3c: Transferability of the SDSS approach for ID control activities in the Solomon Islands.
Theme 3d: Investigate the distribution and prevalence of important zoonotic diseases in PNG.