Sitting down with Dr Jeremy

Last month, Maluk Timor was lucky to have a visit from some of the Australian Board and some volunteers to our office in Dili.  Dr Jeremy Beckett, the previous CEO and current Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee for Maluk Timor, was part of this group. We had a chance to sit down to talk […]

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 […]