A young family saved from TB

A young family saved from TB

“A 23 year old female was admitted to Klibur Domin with infectious TB, she had been started on treatment a month previously. She had 2 young children, 5 months and 2 years, at home. Young children are at high risk of developing TB, and if they are a contact of a...
The Reality of TB in TL

The Reality of TB in TL

This elderly man is awaiting test results to see if he has tuberculosis. He has already had the disease 3 times, on each occasion receiving 6-8 months of treatment. He is losing weight and his chest x-ray shows signs of his previous tuberculosis. Doctors need to...
Oral Health in Timor-Leste

Oral Health in Timor-Leste

From Dr. Bethany Beckett: I met another group of dentists visiting Timor from Singapore. It is marvelous. The oral health plight is bad here. With only 5 dentist in TL the bulk of the education, screening is done by dental nurses. Self motivated and innovative using...
Closing of 2017/2018 financial year

Closing of 2017/2018 financial year

Welcome to our last newsletter for the 2017/2018 financial year, if you were thinking of making a donation now is the best time of year to do so. We know that poor health in childhood leads to disease and disability in adulthood. The children of today are...
An easier way to donate is here!

An easier way to donate is here!

Well – have we been on a journey together over the last 6  years! You like us believe in ”the passion of the possible” and you have helped us greatly to do what we do best. Some of you may be aware that Maluk Timor has now been granted Australian...
Stepping up: Dircia – HIV Team Leader

Stepping up: Dircia – HIV Team Leader

I never thought I could take on a big responsibility like HIV team leader but I got inspired last year about the vision of Maluk Timor and inspired to step up and lead this team. In Timor there are only 7 ADT centers (the clinic that deliver the HIV medicine and look...
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