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27 September 2012

Australia’s Global Ambassador for Women and Girls visits the National Hospital in Timor-Leste

During her two day trip to Timor-Leste, Ms. Penny Williams, Australia's Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, paid a visit to Timor-Leste the Guido Valadares National Hospital in Dili on September... Read more

3 September 2012

UNFPA Help Strengthen Midwifery Education in Timor-Leste

he official opening and blessing of a renovated skills laboratory took place at UNTL on Wednesday September 3rd 2012. This laboratory will be used by students and educators in the Faculty of... Read more

29 August 2012

National Taskforce established to support the strengthening of Midwifery in Timor-Leste

Yesterday the establishment of a national task force to improve midwifery and maternal health was announced after a high level meeting took place in Instituto Nacional de Saude. Key policy makers... Read more

27 August 2012

Strengthening the 3 pillars of Midwifery Programme in Timor-Leste based on ICM standards

A high-level advocacy workshop was held in the morning of 23 August 2012 to sensitize policy makers, stakeholders and midwives on the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) midwifery... Read more

17 August 2012

Madame Ban Soon-taek’s visit highlights women’s rights and the needs of the most vulnerable

As part of their two day visit to Timor-Leste, the wife of UN Secretary General, Madame Ban Soon-taek paid a visit to National Hospital Guido Valadares in Dili. The First Lady of RDTL, Senora Isabel... Read more

13 August 2012

SEPI and UNFPA deliver the first Anger Management Training Programme for youth and martial arts groups

he Office of the Secretary of State for the Promotion of Equality, "SEPI", together with partners UNFPA have just delivered a pilot Anger Management Training entitled "Controlling Violent Behaviour... Read more

12 August 2012

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA International Youth Day 12 August 2012

Today, we celebrate the world’s 1.8 billion young people. And we pause to consider that 43 per cent of the world’s population is under the age of 25—a figure that rises to 60 per cent in the least... Read more

11 July 2012

First Lady Isabel Ferreira champions access to Reproductive Health Services

UNFPA, in collaboration with government ministries and development partners, hosted the celebration of World Population Day on the 11th July at Canossa Community School in Dili. The ceremony was... Read more

21 June 2012

Strengthening clinical teaching skills of midwifery clinical instructors at the National University of Timor-Leste

The UNFPA, in collaboration with the National University of Timor-Leste (UNTL), funded and facilitated the first ‘Training of Trainers’ course for clinical instructors at the UNTL Midwifery campus.... Read more

8 June 2012

Graduation ceremony for Master Trainers on LMIS

On Friday 8th June 2012, 32 participants from two batches finished a five day training course in Logistics Management Information Systems (LMIS). With funding from AusAID and executed by UNFPA... Read more