Australian Aid Friendship Grant awarded to Maluk

Maluk Timor is successful in its application in the inaugural round of Australian Aid: Friendship Grants – the Nursing Triage Program to be expanded. On 30 November 2018 the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, announced the successful...

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Diverse challenges require diverse programs

From newsletter..... In addition to using the donations you give to meet the immediate needs of the patients right in front of us each day, we also use some of your support to train, employ and equip local Timorese people to develop long term sustainable health...

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A challenging comparison

Following on from the newsletter... In a recent report published by laser eye survey company Focus Clinic (see reference below), Timor-Leste appeared at the bottom of all countries in the world when it comes to public health spending. Recently we also discovered a...

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Stories from the frontline

Here are two short stories, inspired by our clients and told by our local team members. The first one is about our rheumatic heart disease (RHD) program, from a local team member in a place called Aleiu: We had a boy in the village who was very sick. But his parents...

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True spirit of volunteerism

A volunteer is someone who is compassionate, kind, idealistic and more than anything, selfless – someone who puts the needs of others before one's own, someone who would not think twice about sharing what they have. The WA CWA (Country Woman Association) working party...

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