Flood update from CEO Dr Raj

Flood update from CEO Dr Raj

Hello everyone, You’re maybe aware of the extensive flooding in Dili and other parts of Timor. The impact so far has been 21 deaths, and greater than 2000 households impacted. There are several thousand in emergency evacuation centres in Dili. Conditions at the...
HIV program – How you could help

HIV program – How you could help

The HIV team has achieved genuinely astonishing results in very tough circumstances. 80 patients newly diagnosed with HIV commenced on life-saving treatment. A 97% retention rate achieved for treatment in a patient group of 180. At 3%, our mortality rate is...
Proud Dr Eleanor – our HIV mentor

Proud Dr Eleanor – our HIV mentor

Ano waves a smiling young man out of the door.  “Pasiente numeru 97, doutora!” he tells me, with a big grin. Here in our HIV clinic in Dili, Ano is our chief counsellor and phlebotomist combined.  He is jubilant, since this patient was diagnosed with HIV some years...
Improving maternal HIV screening

Improving maternal HIV screening

Procession of the pink plastic table to its new home in the antenatal clinic. You might think that this is a cheap plastic table with some laminated cards tied on with pieces of string. You wouldn’t be wrong about that. What might not be obvious to a casual observer...
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