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6 April 2021
News

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
News

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

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

"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

During COVID-19 midwives do not only grapple with providing care to expectant mothers but also preventing or minimising risk of transmissions before... Read more

26 February 2021
News
18 February 2021
News

Over 200 midwifery trainers to benefit from UNFPA and Burnet Institute virtual course to strengthen curriculum development

UNFPA works with partners, governments and policy makers to help build competent and well-trained workforce that are well supported – especially... 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 is looking forward to working together with the Government of Korea -- KOICA -- and our sister UN agencies on this exciting program to end... Read more

1 December 2020
Press Release

World AIDS Day

2020 World AIDS Day

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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