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Capacity to help build a nation

Lance Jarvis returned to East Timor to help the young country he loves raise its standard of care.  A love for Timor-Leste (East Timor), developed whilst serving time there with the Australian Army, inspired paediatric nurse specialist Lance Jarvis’s return ...

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Silver lining

Our nurses are passing on their knowledge to their East Timorese counterparts. By Aileen Macalintal A trip to East Timor made clinical educator Barry Flynn realise just how lucky we are. Flynn, who has worked with Aboriginal communities and refugee ...

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Building capacity from the ground up

An Australian provider shares their experiences of working to improve the health outcomes of Asia’s youngest nation. Linda Belardi reports. Perth-based St John of God Health Care has spent the last two years working in Dili’s national hospital, Hospital Nacional ...

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Cultural exchange

Australian midwifery students helping to save lives in East Timor. Third year Flinders University students Amy Buckerfiled and Laura Grigg are playing a critical role in Timor Leste, helping to reduce the number of women and babies dying in a ...

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