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UNFPA Timor-Leste handed over a set of desktop to the Midwifery Association during the commemoration of International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017
International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017: Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017 UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that midwives do every day, often in very trying circumstances. Thanks to(...)
UNFPA Executive Director's statement on World AIDS Day
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016
Empowering women and girls requires renewed efforts to end violence and harmful practices
Launching of results of the 2015 Census of Population and Housing
Technical Committee meetings to review and update standards and treatment pathways for care during birth and immediate postpartum period
Technical Committee meetings to review and update standards and treatment pathways for care during birth and immediate postpartum period were conducted by the Ministry of Health with the support from UNFPA and WHO were held starting from 25 October 2016.
Op_Ed by By Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin , Executive Director UNFPA, on the Occasion of State World Population Report 2016
Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era
Statement of the Executive Director on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016
Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era
Statement of the Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on International Day of Older Persons, 1 October
The Transformative Force of Population Ageing
There is no such thing as taboo topics in Timor-Leste now
2016 National Conference on Reproductive Health “Investment in women’s health is investment for Timor-Leste’s future”
National Parliament, Dili, 21-22 September 2016 - A crucial conference was held in Dili last week to underscore the importance of investing in the sexual and reproductive health and well-being of women, girls and young people to ensure a brighter future for all of Timor-Leste, as the country(...)
Message of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2016
UNFPA Timor-Leste handed-over the database system on youth programs to Secretary of State for Youth and Sport (SSYS)
Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for International Youth Day
Young People and the Road to 2030 12 August 2016
UNFPA Timor-Leste celebrated International Youth Day with youth in Liquica from 8-12 August 2016
UNFPA conducted Data Analysis Workshop to the staff of Ombudsmen office for Human Rights (PDHJ)
UNFPA Timor-Leste and the Ombudsmen office for Human Rights and Justice (PDHJ) conducted training on Data Analysis Workshop for the Country Assessment Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights to PDHJ’s staff on 22-24 June at Maubara
Signing of Implementing partners agreement between The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Alola Foundation on Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program
Dili, 27 May 2016 -The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Timor-Leste signed an implementing partner agreement with Alola Foundation on Maternal and Child Health at Alola Foundation Office, Caicoli-Dili.
Article on Sexual health in East Asia: it's a matter of life and death
"And to muster that will, let us remember that the mother from an ethnic minority who died from bleeding in childbirth because she could not reach a clinic in time, the teenage girl in an urban slum who had to drop out of school because her pregnancy started to show, the gay young man who(...)
Statement on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund
Statement on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund United Nations, New York, 23 May 2016
Op_Ed by John M. Pile, UNFPA Representative in Timor-Leste on Family planning and gender equality in Timor-Leste
This week the IV Ministerial Meeting on Equality of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) is taking place in Dili. For the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, in Timor-Leste, it provides an opportunity to underscore the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights(...)
Statement on the Occasion of International Day of Midwife, 2016, by UNFPA's Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
Midwives: health heroes for women, adolescent girls and newborns International Day of the Midwife 2016 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund 5 May 2016
UNFPA Timor-Leste supports Ministry of Health Timor-Leste conducting Peer Educator Training to PNTL members from 12 Municipalities
Dili, 29-31 March 2016: UNFPA Timor-Leste supported Ministry of Health Timor-Leste conducting Peer Educator Training to PNTL's members from 12 municipalities on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Sexual and Gender(...)
UNFPA-TL and Ministry of Health conduct M&E Training to 13 Police Commanders
Dili, Hotel J.Villa Monday (14/03/2016), General Commander of Policia Nacional Timor-Leste (PNTL-National Police of Timor-Leste), Mr. Julio da Costa Hornay participates in training activity conducted by Ministry of Health Timor-Leste and UNFPA-TL on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) on(...)
Statement on the Occasion of International Women's Day by UNFPA's Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
Step It Up for Gender EqualityStatement on the Occasion of International Women's DaybyUNFPA's Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin 08 March 2016
UNFPA-TL donates maternity packages to Alola Foundation
Dili, 16 February 2016 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA-TL) Timor-Leste donated 650 maternity packages to Alola Foundation
Upholding women’s human rights essential to Zika response
Upholding women's human rights is essential if the response to the Zika health emergency is to be effective
UNFPA Donates Motorbikes to Civil Registration for Vital Statistic, NSD
Dili, 23rd December 2015 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) donated thirteen motorcycles to Civil Registration for Vital Statistic (CRVS) of the National Statistic Department (NSD).
UNFPA-TL donates computers and laptops to PNTL Training Center and Health Clinical and Maintenance Unit of PNTL
Dili, 14 December 2015 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA-TL) in Timor-Leste donated computers and laptops to Police Training Center and Health Clinical and Maintenance Unit of Polisia Nasional de Timor-Leste (PNTL)
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, On the occasion of Human Rights Day 10 December 2015
Press Release of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for Launching of the State World Population Report, 03 December 2015
Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for World AIDS Day 1 DECEMBER 2015
Deklarasaun husi Direitor Ezekutivu UNFPA, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, ba loron Mundial AIDS 01 Dezembru 2015
Statement on the International Day of Older Persons
Deklarasaun ba Loron Internasional ba Idozos sira
Have you and your family been counted in Census 2015?
On Saturday (18 July 2015), the General Directorate of Statistic (GDS) staff visited H.E. President, Mr. Taur Matan Ruak and his family at his residence in Be Karil, Metiaut, Dili, for Census 2015. Prior to commencement of the counting, the General Director of Statistic, Mr. Antonio Freitas(...)
Prime Minister calls for all people to participate in the 2015 Census
Timor-Leste's third national census commenced Saturday night and Sunday morning H.E., Dr. Rui Maria Araujo has been was visited at his residence in Bidau by enumerators and staff from the General Directorate of Statistic (GDS). After providing the information to the enumerators, he called on(...)
S.E. Primeiru Ministru apela ba populasaun tomak atu partisipa iha
Sensus Timor-Leste ba datoluk hahu tiha ona iha loron Sabdu kalan no Domingu dader. S.E. Dr. Rui Maria Araujo hetan vizita hisi enumeradores no ofisiais husi Dirasaun Nasional Statisitika (DNS) iha ninia rezidensia Bidau. Depois fornese informasaun ba enumeradores sira, S.E. Dr. Rui apela ho(...)
MENSAJEM BA LORON MUNDIAL POPULASAUN - MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY
Timor-Leste Prepares for the 2015 Population Census
On the 8th of June 2015, the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS), in association with the Government of Timor-Leste and the Ministry of Finance, with support from UNFPA and UN Women, launched the National Census of Population and Housing Timor-Leste Campaign at Government Palace, Dili. (...)
UNFPA Timor-Leste staff families join the celebration of International Day of Families 2015: "Strong Family, Strong Nation."
Mane mak responsável? Igualidade Jéneru no Direitus Labarik iha Família kontemporáriu sira
Selebrasaun anuál Loron Mundial Família refleta importánsia komunidade internasional nia atribuisaun ba família no sai nu'udar oportunidade atu hatudu apoiu ba família sira. Selebrasaun Loron Mundial Família 2015 nia objektivu mak atu hasa'e konsiénsia no mobiliza apoiu atu foti aksaun(...)
Familia boot UNFPA selebra hamutuk Loron Mundial Familia 2015: "Familia Forte, Nasaun Forte"
Men in Charge? Gender Equality and Children’s Rights in Contemporary Families
The annual observance of the International Day of Families reflects the importance the international community attaches to families and is an opportunity to demonstrate support to families. The 2015 observance of the International Day of Families aims to raise awareness and mobilize support for(...)
Statement for the International Day of the Midwife: Timor-Leste Needs Midwives Today More Than Ever
On the International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, stands in solidarity with midwives and thank them for the life-saving work they do. This year the International Day of the Midwife (IDM) is more important than ever before. As the Millennium Development Goals come to(...)
Earthquake in Nepal: Statement by the Executive Director
On behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, I express our deepest sympathy to the people and Government of Nepal following the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Kathmandu and the surrounding regions this morning. We are shocked and saddened by the death and disappearance of(...)
Ministry of Education Professionals Trained on Measuring Program Impacts
On a bright Friday morning, at the UN House in Dili, the second batch of professional trainees from Ministry of Education (MoE) are in the final stages of recapping what they have learned about measuring program impact. The trainee group speaks with confidence that it is well acquainted with(...)
Message on the occasion of International Women’s Day: Beijing at 20 Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director
During the past 20 years, we have witnessed remarkable advances in promoting the human rights and dignity of women and girls and their full and equal participation in society. The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, and the Fourth World Conference on Women in(...)
A Five Year ($ 1.29 million) Agreement Signed to Support Statistics Timor-Leste
The General Directorate of Statistics (GDS), Ministry of Finance and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed a 5-year Multi-year Work Plan, to support the capacity building of directorate staff and implementation, analysis and dissemination of the 2015 Population and Housing Census.
UNFPA Donates Teaching Equipment to UNTL Midwifery School
Dili, 28th January 2015 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) donated midwifery teaching materials to the Midwifery School of the National University of Timor-Leste (UNTL), Dili on Wednesday 28th, January 2015.
Human Rights 365: Message of UNFPA Executive Director on International Human Rights Day
UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on Human Rights Day 2014
UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF share their action plans for 2015-2019 with stakeholders
By UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF DILI, Timor-Leste, 2 December 2014 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), together with their partners in the Government of Timor-Leste, presented their action plans for(...)
Universal Human Rights and Access - Key to Ending AIDS
Message of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director, on World AIDS Day
Timor-Leste Launches State of World Population 2014
The State of World Population (SWOP) 2014 report, The Power of 1.8 Billion Youth, Adolescents and the Transformation of their Future, was launched on Thursday, 20 November 2014 at the Novo Turismo Hotel, Dili, Timor-Leste.
UNFPA reaffirms its support to midwives during a socialization event of the Code of Ethic and professional standard
Family Planning and the Millennium Development Goals
The Timorese government recently released its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report for 2014. Overall the MDG indicators show that living standards and human development have improved significantly in Timor-Leste since independence. Selected MDG targets for gender equality, child mortality(...)
UNFPA celebrates UN Day
UNFPA celebrated UN Day in collaboration with United Nations Country Team in Timor-Leste on the 24th of October, 2014, to highlight, celebrate and reflect on the work of the United Nations. The event, organized in collaboration with the departments of International Relations at the three main(...)
Directorate General of Statistics Celebrates the Statistics Day
The Directorate General for Statistics today marked the Statistics Day, to educate people about the importance of statistics and promote utilization of data collected and published by Directorate General of Statistics (DGS). This year's theme is "Statistics Life Blood of Good Governance" was(...)
UNFPA commemorates the International Day of the Girl with students
UNFPA in collaboration with the Ministry of Education commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11th, 2014. The colourful day was celebrated with a group of students representing ten primary, pre-secondary and secondary schools in Dili and was joined by dignitaries from(...)
UNFPA Statement on the Nobel Peace Prize Announcement
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warmly welcomes the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai, which acknowledges Malala's struggle to promote the rights of young girls, particularly to education. Malala's convictions inspire young people all over the world, and her activism(...)
Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence
October 11, on the International Day of the Girl Child, we join every person around the world who believes that adolescent girls should live free of violence and discrimination.
UNFPA marks the 2014 World Contraception Day—It’s Your Life, It’s Your Future
UNFPA, Dili, 26 September 2014 - UNFPA marks the 2014 World Contraception Day-It's Your Life, It's Your Future World Contraception Day (WCD) is celebrated each year on September 26. The annual worldwide campaign aims to create a world where every pregnancy is wanted and is a reminder of(...)
UNFPA komemora loron Mundial kontrasepsaun-Ida nee O nia Moris, Ida nee O nia Futuru
Dili, 26 Setembru 2014 - UNFPA komemora loron Mundial kontrasepsaun-Ida nee O nia Moris, Ida nee O nia Futuru Loron Mundial Kontrasepsaun komemora tinan-tinan iha loron 26 Setembru. Kampanya annual ne'e ho objetivu atu kria mundu ida iha nebe kada isin rua ne'e ho hakarak no ida nee fo hanoin(...)
International Day of Families 2014
International Day of Midwives: Why Midwives Can Make a Difference
Statement by the Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin at the opening of the Commission on Population and Development.
Youth Delegate from Timor-Leste attends the Commission on the Status of Women 2014
International Women's Day 2014
The theme of 2014 International Women's Day is "Progress for women and girls is progress for all" Read the statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director
UNFPA and Data for Development: 2013 at a glance
UNFPA Celebrates Valentine's Day with Youth
UNFPA and Marie Stopes International together with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education Celebrate the Valentine's Day with more than 200 youth in Timor-Leste.
UNFPA and SEPI Sign 2014 Annual Workplan
The Secretary of State for Promotion of Equality (SEPI) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed the 2014 Annual Workplan today to support the elimination of gender inequality in Timor-Leste.
More Than 1,800 Maps of Timor-Leste Open to Public
Seeds of Life, a programme within the Timor Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) has just made over 1,800 maps of Timor-Leste available on its website - that's over 18GB of imagery! The maps were created by Seeds of Life, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries' mapping unit and the(...)
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
"Despite a century of efforts to put an end to the genital mutilation of girls, , more than 125 million girls and women have been cut. 86 million young girls worldwide are likely to experience some form of the practice by 2030, if current trends continue." says Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive(...)
New Report on Law Against Domestic Violence
Timor-Leste's Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP) launches report on the Law Against Domestic Violence: Obstacles implementation three years on.
UN and the Government of Timor-Leste Commemorate The Human Rights Day
UNFPA Executice Director's Statement on the Death of Father of South Africa, Mandela
More Than A Thousand Prayed for People Living With HIV on Sunday
Violence Is Not Our Culture
On the occasion of the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November 2013) UNFPA Executive Director published an article on The Observer (Uganda) on Monday, to coincide with the start of the 16-day campaign to eliminate violence against women which ends on December 10.
Statistics, the Lifeblood of Good Governance
Launch of the State of the World Population Report 2013
Hands on Camera for Reproductive Health
Timor-Leste's Country Statement in the Sixth Asia-Pacific Population Conference
Midwives Can Help Avoid Over 90% of Maternal and Infant Deaths
SEPI and UNFPA deliver Anger Management Training for Becora Prisoners
Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?
UNPRECEDENTED UN SURVEY OF 10,000 MEN IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC REVEALS WHY SOME MEN USE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS AND OTHERS DO NOT
More than 1,000 Police Officers to Receive Peer Education on HIV and Gender-Based Violence
Timor-Leste and Indonesia Cooperate for Population and Housing Censuses
Too Young to Carry a Bundle of Pain
World Population Day 2013 in Timor-Leste
UNFPA in Timor-Leste celebrated World Population Day on 15 July 2013
UNFPA Launch “Bondia Antonio” Film and Picture Theatre to promote male involvement in women’s Reproductive Health
“Bondia Antonio” the innovative new film and picture theatre project, was officially launched in the Ministry of Health on Tuesday, January 29th. This media project is part of the Ministry of Health and UNFPA’s wider efforts to increase male involvement in maternal health at the community(...)
Participation Starts at Home: Reproductive Rights are Key to Meaningful Participation
UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, delivers the following special statement for Human Rights Day, 10 December 2012.
UNFPA Celebrate World AIDS Day
On December 1st, the Executive Director of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin, delivered the following message celebrating World AIDS Day. "There is much to celebrate this World AIDS Day with a 50% decline in new HIV infections in 25 low and middle income countries since 2001, AIDS-related deaths(...)
State of the World Population 2012 Report Launch
‘By Choice, not by Chance, Family Planning, Human Rights and Development'
Ending Gender-Based Violence in Times of Crisis
UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, delivers the following message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Fokupers Report suggests links between Barlake and Domestic Violence
In the lead up to the annual 16 Days Against Violence Campaign in November there will be much public discussion about the high rates of domestic violence in Timor-Leste. Over 38% of women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15, according to the Demographic Health Survey 2009/2010(...)
UNFPA and HelpAge International Launch New Report 'Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and a Challenge'
The number of older persons is growing faster than any other age group, says a new report, 'Ageing in the Twenty-first Century: A Celebration and a Challenge', released on October 1st, International Day of Older Persons by UNFPA and HelpAge International. According to this report, the population(...)
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 20th. Ms. Williams requested this visit in order to experience the reproductive health services(...)
UNFPA Help Strengthen Midwifery Education in Timor-Leste
The 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 Midwifery during their training which will help improve their skills and the quality of healthcare given to(...)
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 and stakeholders gathered to discuss the strengthening of midwifery in Timor-Leste in order to(...)
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 standards. The Regional Asia –Pacific Regional ICM midwife advisor Ms Pashtoon Azfar was the guest of(...)
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 Ferreira, Dr. Odete Viegas Hospital Director, and UNFPA representatives hosted Madame Ban Soon-taek(...)
SEPI and UNFPA deliver the first Anger Management Training Programme for youth and martial arts groups
The 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" in Baucau. This 6 day training course is the first of its kind to be conducted with members of(...)
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 developed countries. It is the vision of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to(...)
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 attended by several speakers including UNFPA Representative, Mr. Pornchai Suchitta, the Director General(...)
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. The shared aim is to strengthen the capacity of UNTL clinical instructors by equipping them(...)
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 alongside a USAID funded, NGO, Hadiak, the training programme took place in the mountainous retreat(...)
Dili Marathon and Run for Peace
The third consecutive Dili ‘City of Peace’ Marathon took place in Dili on Saturday 12th of May, 2012. This international event was created by the office of former President of the Republic of Timor-Leste Ramos-Horta as a peace building initiative. The event is run by the Creative Activities(...)
UNFPA support local NGO to reach the most vulnerable
On May 7th, Mr. Pornchai Suchitta, Country Representative of UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund), presented Fokupers NGO with a new vehicle at the Fokupers headquarters in Dili. This is part of UNFPA's ongoing support to Fokupers, who provide shelter and support services to victims of gender(...)
Investing in Midwifery Pays
Joint message of Dr. BabatundeOsotomehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, and Agneta S. Bridges, Secretary General, ICM, International Confederation of Midwives Joint message of Dr. BabatundeOsotomehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, and(...)
The first Medical Forensic Protocol graduation from National Institute of Health (INS)
April 3rd, 2012, was a landmark date for local NGO PRADET.  This date marked the first official graduation ceremony held by Instituto Nacional de Saúde for graduates of PRADET's training on the use of the Medical Forensic Protocol. This training is currently being used to document physical(...)
SEPI celebrate International Women’s Day
On March 8th, 2012, the Office of the Secretary of State for the Promotion of Gender Equality (‘SEPI') celebrated International Women's Day in the Mercado Lama, Dili.  Representatives of senior government officials, UN representatives, civil society, NGO and women's organizations attended the(...)
'Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty'
UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, delivers a special message for International Women's Day, 8 March 2012
Inauguration of the new Fatin Hakmatek Service at Oecusse Hospital
It was with much hope and expectation that the inauguration of the new ‘Fatin Hakmatek' service took place at Oecusse Hospital on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. This new service will provide much needed emergency medical care for the many survivors of gender-based violence in Oecusse. The ‘Fatin(...)
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Curriculum for Timor-Leste
The first National Consultation Workshop on Adolescent Reproductive Health was held in the Ministry of Education, Dili from February 23rd until 25th, 2012. Over 60 participants from several districts gathered to discuss how to design and implement a new curriculum on adolescent sexual and(...)
UNFPA and the Ministry of Health revise UNTL Midwifery School curriculum
UNFPA hands over life-saving obstetric equipments to the National Hospital
The Ministry of Health and UNFPA organize the first national seminar on Family Planning
UNFPA launches report on climate change and population
UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Catarina Furtardo Visits Timor-Leste
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