Healthcare Professional Development

Upskilling doctors and other healthcare professionals

Helping created the role model  healthcare professionals for the next generation of Timor-Leste

What have we done?

Trained Doctors

Our Family Medicine Training Program, is a recognised a Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine. 

In collaboration with the RACS we are helping to create the “role model clinicians” of the future.

In this program we focus on improving skills in professionalism, technical knowledge, consultation, self-development, leadership and quality improvement.

So far we have:

Graduated 48 local doctors in family medicine

Trained the next generation of clinical educators

We are working closely with the national hospital, Hospital Nasional Guido Valadares, to develop their ability to deliver education.

We know that with a larger cohort of clinical educators Timor-Leste will be well on its way to sustainable, quality healthcare.

So far we have:

Trained 10 clinical educators

Who we work with on this program?

Timor-Leste Ministry of Health
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

What's next?

After graduating these doctors through our family medicine program, we are working to support our graduates.

We are in conversation with the Timor-Leste ministry of health on how we can best support the growing number of Timorese doctors in family medicine education in the future. 

Your donation helped

A little goes a long way to improving health in Timor-Leste
Training a doctor in Family Medicine


Covered the full cost of a 5 day training workshop for 1 doctor.