AITHM James Cook University

8 October 2017

Regional efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB) have been bolstered with a new research grant that will help minimise the spread of infectious disease in the Indo-Pacific.

The Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine at James Cook University (JCU) has been awarded a $1.8M research grant to work towards building tropical partnerships and strengthening health system responses to infectious disease in the Indo-Pacific.

Read the full media release here

The second Workshop of the 'Capacity strengthening through research training program activities' was held in Suva, Fiji from Monday 25 – Thursday 28 September 2017 in the Hoodless House Conference Room, at the Fijian National University.

The Research Fellows undertook further implementation research training and continued to develop their research projects in consultations with their managers, the Tropical Partner Investigators, and their in-country mentor. Some very interesting research topics were presented by the Research Fellows.