Eliminate neglected tropical diseases

Strong political commitments and renewed efforts are needed to eliminate neglected tropical diseases. Kala azar, leprosy, yaws, lymphatic filariasis and schistosomiasis continue to disable, disfigure and kill people in the WHO South-East Asia Region.
NTDs elimination was focused upon at the 68th Regional Committee meeting of WHO in Dili, Timor-Leste.

Urgent action needed to prevent a return to pre-antibiotic era: WHO

WHO calls for immediate action to stop the world from heading towards pre-antibiotic era. Indiscriminate use of antibiotics and other drugs is increasingly leading to resistance to medicines, persistence of infections, and treatment failure. AMR was focused upon at WHO’s 68th Regional Committee meeting in Dili, Timor-Leste.

Former Timor-Leste President, former Bhutan Minister get WHO public health award

WHO confers Excellence in Public Health awards to Mr Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, the former President and current Minister of Planning and Strategic Investment of Timor-Leste, and Mr Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup, the former Minister of Health and Education, Bhutan.

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Country Cooperation Strategy

The first WHO Country Cooperation Strategy document of Timor-Leste was published in 2004 and during the last three biennia the WHO has developed its Work Plans according to the priorities identified in the first CCS

Strategic Development Plan

All Timorese should be proud not only of achieving our independence but also of the advancements we have made as a nation in such a short period. Unfortunately, it is common for countries emerging from conflict and fragility to take decades to achieve stability and sustained progress.


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