PSFs (Promotor Saúde Familiar/Family Health Promoter) are volunteer Community Health Workers in Timor-Leste. They deliver health promotion, refer sick community members to healthcare facilities, and support national health program implementation. They address preventable causes of disease, through educating their community on healthy behaviours. They sometimes make the crucial link between their community and the national […]
This year, Maluk Timor equipped 10 community birth attendants (CBAs) with partus wheels for use in their rural communities. We are excited to train another 10 and distribute the remaining wheels when travel conditions allow. A partus wheel is a low-cost, manually-operated tool that helps anyone estimate when a pregnancy is due. With a little teaching, women can use this tool to […]
We made it the front page of the Australians Volunteers International annual report – Jess and Nencia on the cover, who worked with Rheumatic Heart Disease and Women’s Health and Social Care…read more
Help the Timorese people by helping Maluk Timor and their programs to improve general health and target diseases spreading in Timor-Leste.
We recognise and respond to women in high-risk situations and try to get them to a safe location for delivery.
Such a wonderful experience. We look forward to her return and sharing all she has learnt.
More than 50 women come together to celebrate women’s week and discuss topics like HIV and more.
58 Timorese women head to Suco Beloi to understand more about HIV and reproductive health issues.
Improvements are here as we embrace technological advancements and start training with our Australian subcommittee via Skype.
A total of 6 communities are now under the women’s health and social care program, sponsored by HART.
Australian RN Lauren Crase leads the nurse and midwife training for health workers in the region.