Request For Proposal Published
Proposals Under Review
Overview of country activity
The Fleming Fund worked with the Lao PDR AMR Surveillance and Control Committee to develop a Request For Proposals to strengthen AMR and antimicrobial use (AMU) surveillance system and the monitoring of AMU in human and animal health.
In April 2019 the UN Office of Project Services was appointed as the lead grantee for the Fleming Fund country grant, the grant totals £1.9m and is delivered through a consortium with the WHO and FAO.
The grant seeks to:
- strengthen the One-Health approaches to information sharing
- strengthen the AMR and antimicrobial use (AMU) surveillance system in the human health sector
- strengthen the AMR and AMU surveillance system in the animal health sector
The Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) is in the process of finalising its National Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) that was jointly developed by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. This is being supported by the Fleming Fund through its Tripartite grants to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The Fleming Fund has also been supporting Lao PDR on development of an AMR surveillance plan and a review of its legislation relevant to AMR, through the Tripartite to FAO. Lao PDR has used the ATLASS tool to assess and develop its veterinary laboratories as a baseline for looking at capability gaps and needs for development in the near future.
The Fleming Fund is supporting the Foundation of Innovative and New Diagnostics (FIND’s) work to increase the ability of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to detect and respond to SF medicines by evaluating the effectiveness of three field-based screening technologies, this field-testing is being undertaken in Laos. Following the evaluation of these technologies the project aims to enable LMICs to authenticate a medicine or establish whether it is SF without relying completely on central lab facilities which many do not have ready access to.
Current and Upcoming Opportunities
Other Project › Bangladesh | Laos | Vietnam | Tanzania | Ghana | Kenya | Zambia | Zimbabwe
Status: Project Active
Other Project › Ghana | Bangladesh | Nigeria | Laos | Vietnam
Status: Project Active