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Ana, Maria and Anina receive life-saving heart surgery

In March 2020, three courageous women left their country to have life-saving heart surgery. This would not have been possible without the compassionate response from our supporters. Our neighbours in Timor-Leste urgently need us to prepare to help save more young people from disability and premature death due to


‘They’re doing well’: day 1 for volunteer medical team

Our volunteer medical team is hard at work, seeing almost 40 patients on their first day in Timor-Leste. This included some of our previous patients, who our honorary medical adviser Dr Noel Bayley reports are "without exception doing well", and a number that we hope to be able to


Team effort to mend broken hearts in Timor-Leste

We're excited! Our volunteer medical team is once again on its way to Timor-Leste. Volunteer medicos Dr Noel Bayley and Dr Will Wilson will be working alongside local colleagues including Dr Cesaltino Leno from Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares and Dr Joaquina Mourays, from our friends Maluk Timor's rheumatic heart disease