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9 July 2021
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Prioritizing reproductive health and rights of all crucial amid COVID-19 pandemic challenges

World Population Day 2021: Prioritizing reproductive health and rights of all crucial amid COVID-19 pandemic challenges DILI, July 11, 2021 – Government of Timor-Leste in partnership with... Read more

21 June 2021
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In Timor-Leste, over 268,000 women and girls benefited from EU-UN Spotlight Initiative in one year, concludes National Steering Committee

In Timor-Leste, over 268,000 women and girls benefited from EU-UN Spotlight Initiative in one year.

In Timor-Leste, over 268,000 women and girls benefited from EU-UN Spotlight Initiative in one year, concludes National Steering Committee The Government, partners, European Union, and United Nations... Read more

3 May 2021
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Dr. José Antonio Gusmão Guterres, a gynaecologist and a midwife trainer at a Mobile Meternity Clinic facilitated by UNFPA at Christal Dili, one of the evacuation center for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Dili, Timor-Leste. @UNFPA Timor-Leste 2021

International Day of the Midwife 2021: Investing in midwives could save 4.3 million lives every year

DILI, May 3, 2021 –Timor-Leste President, H.E. Francisco Guterres Lú Olo renewed a 30-day State of Emergency last week to contain the spread of COVID-19, as the country rocovers from flash floods... Read more

13 April 2021
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Shining the spotlight on women's rights in Timor-Leste: UNFPA bridging the gap in providing essential services to displaced women amidst COVID-19

DILI April 13, 2021 -- The Government of Timor-Leste declared a one-month state of calamity in Dili and appealed for relief assistance last week to respond to effects of devastating floods that left... Read more

8 April 2021
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10,000 displaced people seek refuge in evacuation centers as floods destroy families in Timor-Leste

10,000 displaced people seek refuge in evacuation centers as floods destroy families in Timor-Leste

DILI April 08, 2021 -- Humanitarian workers continued rescue missions Wednesday in remote locations in Timor-Leste using excavators and cranes, as death toll from recent flash floods reached 42, and ... Read more

6 April 2021
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UNFPA provide essential services to flood victims: Worst floods in 40 years leaves 32 people dead and over 10,000 homeless in Timor-Leste

DILI, 06 April 2021 -- Heavy rains in Timor-Leste over the weekend left 32 people dead, over 10,000 people homeless and countless missing. According to Timor-Leste deputy prime minister José Reis,... Read more

10 March 2021
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Mapping training held for the first digitized Housing and Population Census in Timor-Leste

Dili, Timor-Leste, March 8, 2021 -- Over 30 enumerators received training on census mapping, held at the General Directorate of Statistics conference room in Dili, Timor-Leste on March 8, in... Read more

5 March 2021
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Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

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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"Watching a mother die when I was 10 years old made me want to be a doctor."

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
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Equipping midwives critical in upscaling reproductive health services to women in Timor-Leste amidst COVID-19 pandemic

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

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