Dr Noel Bayley awarded prestigious Timor-Leste Medal for saving lives

On 28 November 2022 - Proclamation of Independence Day in Timor-Leste - Dr. Noel Bayley, co-founder of East Timor Hearts Fund, was awarded the prestigious Medal of the Order of Timor-Leste. His Excellency the President of the Republic of Timor-Leste, Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta presented Noel with the Medal for


Cardiac screening clinics in Dili and Baucau

Our volunteer cardiac team have just returned from Timor-Leste after holding cardiac screening clinics in mid October 2022. Dr Elizabeth Paratz, shares her experience here. The 3-day clinic was an enormous success, reviewing a total of 120 patients. This was the largest clinic since the COVID-19 pandemic and it


Introducing our new Rheumatic Heart Disease Nurse – Sidónia Ximenes

We are delighted to welcome Mana Sidónia Ximenes to the East Timor Hearts Fund team. Mana Sidónia is our new Rheumatic Heart Disease Nurse based in Dili with our partners Maluk Timor. She will be supporting our RHD awareness, education and prevention programs including the penicillin program and our


Attention Cardiac Program Coordinators in Dili!

We are looking for a Cardiac Program Coordinator based in Dili. East Timor Hearts Fund (ETHF) is Timor-Leste’s only medical NGO dedicated to providing life-saving heart surgery for young Timorese people, as well as heart-health research, heart disease prevention programs, heart healthcare capacity building, education projects and other programs


Timorese board appointment strengthens connection and enhances effective service delivery

Highly experienced Timor-Leste based community leader Alzira dos Reis has joined the board of East Timor Hearts Fund, providing cultural insight and strong local understanding to help support the delivery of our critical heart health services in Timor-Leste. For the past year, Ms dos Reis has served as ETHF’s

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