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 […]

Health starts from your mouth – Meet Dr Ximenes – Maluk Timor’s Dentist

I always wanted to be an architect – I just loved drawing things. I enrolled at UNPAZ (University of Peace in Dili) to study Architecture, but in my third semester, the Ministry of Education opened a scholarship programme with Brazil. There were no architect courses, but there were courses to study to be a Dentist. […]

Strengthening the capacity of the Oral Health workforce in Timor-Leste

Currently, the Timorese Ministry of Health (MOH) have registered seven dentists and forty-six dental nurses in Timor Leste, with an average of one dental nurse per 59,478 people. Dental nurses are the main providers of primary oral health care in Timor Leste and they are charged with managing oral disease in the population. With comprehensive […]

Oral Health in Timor-Leste

Updates on the oral health in Timor-Leste, and an initiative by Maluk Timor to hold the first ever TL Dental Health Symposium.