To be a doctor is my crush, but I am dating statistics… ASTEROID Stats Man

There is so many amazing people working at Maluk Timor – each with their own stories to tell.  Antonito Cabral is no exception – a journey that took him into applied statistics and now the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer for the ASTEROID programme.   Every day we are flooded with information in everything we […]

 Tackling Endemic Infectious Disease in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

International Annual Health Scientific Conference Last week, the International Annual Health Scientific Conference, “Tackling Endemic Infectious Disease in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic” was held in Dili, Timor-Leste. The conference was initiated by the National Institution for Health (INS) with support from Maluk Timor (via the Australian Government-funded ASTEROID project) and Menzies Research School for […]

Fast education via the phone…. the ‘Asteroid program’

How do you reach health care professionals that are scattered throughout Timor Leste and provide them with up-to-date and easily accessible information to assist decision making and improve clinical care? You find a partner, Catalpa International, who will work with you to deliver the information via the phone. With more than 90% (and climbing) of […]