Candida Guterres da Silva has big plans for her future, a future that would not be possible without the support
PHD’s student short-film competition turns the lens on remarkable rural women who are making extraordinary contributions to the development of Timor-Leste.
It was in 2007 when Custodio Mali Dao started noticing changes in his teenage sister’s behaviour at their family home in Atabae, a sub-district of Bobonaro in Timor-Leste.
On 8 March 2017, the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, H.E Rui Maria de Araújo and Australian Ambassador to Timor-Leste, H.E Peter Doyle, officially launched the Partnership for Human Development (PHD) program to support the well-being of Timorese people over the next decade.
With the support of the Australian Government, Health Alliance International (HAI) is partnering with the Timor-Leste National Institute of Health to strengthen the skills of midwives in the workplace through Learning Labs.
On 20 September, the findings of a report into “Access to maternal and newborn health services for women with disabilities in Timor-Leste” was launched by Christian Blind Mission (CBM) Australia.