Stories from the frontline

Stories from the frontline

Here are two short stories, inspired by our clients and told by our local team members. The first one is about our rheumatic heart disease (RHD) program, from a local team member in a place called Aleiu: We had a boy in the village who was very sick. But his parents...
True spirit of volunteerism

True spirit of volunteerism

A volunteer is someone who is compassionate, kind, idealistic and more than anything, selfless – someone who puts the needs of others before one’s own, someone who would not think twice about sharing what they have. The WA CWA (Country Woman Association) working...
Sadly, TL is vulnerable to an HIV epidemic

Sadly, TL is vulnerable to an HIV epidemic

Sadly, Tuberculosis is vulnerable to an HIV epidemic. There is still so much to be done working on the frontline in the fight against HIV. It is a space Maluk Timor is passionate about and has a lot of clinical expertise in. Program leader Mana Dircia and HCW...