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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
Statement

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
News

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

26 February 2021
News

Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EMONC) Training: Safeguarding Reproductive Health in Timor-Leste

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 to benefit from UNFPA and Burnet Institute virtual course to strengthen curriculum development

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
News

UN agencies through KOICA funding commit USD 7.7 million to support implementation of Timor-Leste National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence

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

World AIDS Day

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

UNFPA handed over medical equipments and supplies needed to establish a maternity ward that is COVID-19 safe at Vera Cruz

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

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