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5 March 2021
Statement
Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world,... Read more
3 March 2021
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A crowded health facility is a common sight in Timor-Leste where on average one health worker serves 1000 Timorese – well below World Health Organization’s recommended lower threshold of 2.3 for... Read more
26 February 2021
News
Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, interruptions in healthcare systems has become common place in Timor-Leste, particularly in two municipalities currently under lockdown since mid February (Covalima and... Read more
26 February 2021
News
Targetted training to midwives and doctors such as the Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EMONC) training -- currently ongoing at the National Hospital in Dili, Timor-Leste -- can help increase... Read more
18 February 2021
News
Over 200 midwifery trainers from Asia Pacific region benefited from UNFPA and Burnet Institute series of virtual trainings that begun on February 18 to strengthen midwifery training curriculums.... Read more
17 February 2021
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UNFPA, UN Women, UNDP and IOM have strengthened their resolve to prevent and respond to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and support implementation of Timor Leste’s National Action Plan on Gender-Based... Read more
1 December 2020
Press Release
PRESS RELEASE   2020 World AIDS Day: UNFPA urges Timor-Leste to strengthen its HIV Prevention efforts to avoid generalized epidemic   Timor-Leste must adopt stronger HIV prevention policies to seize... Read more
9 September 2020
News
4th September 2020, UNFPA handed over the remaining medical equipment and supplies needed to establish a maternity ward that is COVID-19 safe at Vera Cruz COVID-19 isolation center. The items were... Read more
14 April 2020
Press Release
JOINT PRESS RELEASE DILI, 14 March 2020: During this unprecedented COVID-19 global emergency, the European Union and United Nations remain committed to protecting and supporting women and girls in... Read more
10 December 2019
News
Dili, Timor-Leste UNFPA marked ‘World Aids Day 2019’ with an interactive debate with young people on HIV prevention, organized in collaboration with local NGOs Estrela+ and YLDP – Youth Leadership... Read more

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