Midwives trained on Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC) reported that they have used their new life saving skills 48 times since the first batch of  training last June to July 2018. 

13 November 2018
"I hope that this training can reduce maternal mortality in my municipality, Ermera". Photo by Roderick T.J. Buiskool | UNFPA-Timor-Leste

Most maternal deaths are preventable. Working for the survival of mothers is a human rights imperative, and it is a development priority.

Today, (13/11/2018) the Training for Immediate Intra-partum and Post-partum care for Health Professionals officially commenced. The training will last until the 12th of December 2018 and is organized by the Ministry of Health (MoH), Guido Valdares National Hospital (HNGV), National Health Institute. The training is designed by UNFPA and WHO, supported by UNICEF, Health Alliance International (HAI), KOICA, John Snow International (JSI), and Partnership for Human Development (PHD).