Sadly, TL is vulnerable to an HIV epidemic

Sadly, TL is vulnerable to a HIV epidemic. There is still so much to be done working on the frontline in the fight against HIV. It is a space MALUK is passionate about and has a lot of clinical expertise in. Program leader Mana Dircia and HCW counsellor Maun Ano are...

A glimpses of the future in Dentistry

A glimpses of the future. Dr Inda, a young Timorese dental professional was trained in the Philippines, mentored by Aussies dentists for a few years in her early career is now developing material and delivering dental training to our Timorese Family Medicine GP...

Hearts and Minds

April was a breakthrough month in Timor-Leste with respect to one of her most crippling conditions: rheumatic heart disease. Rheumatic fever is something you might read about in a Victorian romance novel, but in Timor (and northern Australia) it is a devastating...

Lest We forget….. Australia owes TL a great deal…

Timorese Society Timorese people have always formed a rich and effective society, a complex hierarchical organisation based on elaborate cultural, political and economic systems. For centuries, rites in animist traditions accompanied and expressed the culture, thus...

Great People

They tell you to surround yourself with great people. It struck me yesterday that we have. Sitting at my flimsy little office desk I am as comfortable, inspired and energetic as I’ve felt for years. There’s no big salary and no high-tech resources at my disposal....