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10 April 2018
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The Timor-Leste Demographic Health Survey 2016

On 10th April 2018, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Timor-Leste Palácio das Cinzas successfully launched the Demographic and Health Survey (TLDHS) 2016 at the Dili Convention Centre (CCD). The TLDHS... Read more

9 February 2018
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Signing of 2018 Annual Work plans between Statistics Office and UNFPA

Dili, Timor-Leste, On 9 February 2018 the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) of Ministry of Finance, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste signed 2018 Annual Work plan with United Nations... Read more

18 January 2018
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UNFPA new Representative presented his Credential Letter to Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dili, 18 January 2018, Today, the new UNFPA Representative in Timor-Leste Mr. Ronny Olof Lindstrom, formally presented his credential letter to the Government of Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste... Read more

18 January 2018
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Warm welcome for the new UNFPA Timor-Leste Country Representative

Dili, Timor-Leste: Today, the new UNFPA Representative in Timor-Leste Mr. Ronny Olof Lindstrom, formally presented his credential letter to the Government of Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste... Read more

27 October 2017
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Pilot training in Dili, Timor-Leste

Draft manual on Healthy Relationships field tested

Draft manual on Healthy Relationships field tested Timor-Leste: Timor-Leste is one of the most youthful countries in the world, with three out of five  Timorese below the age of 25. Nearly one in... Read more

26 October 2017
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Natalia dropped out of school after becoming pregnant. © UNFPA/Ruth Carr

Gender inequality, lack of information fuel teen pregnancies in Timor-Leste

AILEU, Timor-Leste – “I knew a little bit about how a baby is made, but not too much,” said Natalia, 19, in the Aileu district in the rocky highlands of Timor-Leste. Her 1-year-old daughter, Afeena,... Read more

20 October 2017
Statement

UNFPA Timor-Leste Country Representative Statement for World Statistics Day

'According to the United Nations, despite Timor-Leste having one of the highest birth rates in Asia, over the past decade, the decline in the birth rate in Timor-Leste has been one of the fastest in... Read more

13 October 2017
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Participants of the meeting is expressing her views on teenage pregnancy and early marriageMeeting and consultation in Manufahi

Putting an end to teenage pregnancy and early marriage

Manufahi, Timor-Leste- Getting off the plane from Dili, the UNFPA team is surrounded by the lush tropical forest of Manufahi. For the next several days, the team will be meeting and consulting with... Read more

13 September 2017
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Maternal Death Verbal Autopsy orientation in Maliana

Verbal Autopsy reaching across Timor-Leste

Maliana, Timor-Leste- Stepping into the Uma Lulik (a Timorese traditional Conical Hut architecture), Dr. Domingas Sarmento saw a remembrance photo of a young lady. Sitting on the ground, the father... Read more

11 July 2017
Statement

UNFPA Acting Executive Director Message for World Population Day 2017

Family planning: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 Every day, vulnerable women, especially... Read more

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