With your help we can save lives in Timor-Leste

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About Bairo Pite Clinic

Timor-Leste is a tropical paradise located 480 kilometres north of Australia and is home to more than 1.1 million people. As Asia’s newest nation, gaining independence in 1999, Timor-Leste is a country determined to rebuild itself out of the ashes of foreign occupation.

The Bairo Pite Clinic (BPC) located in the capital city of Dili, provides free healthcare services in its commitment to serve the people of Timor-Leste. Having saved the lives of thousands of men, women and children, the Clinic with 55 inpatient beds established in 1999, is one of Timor-Leste’s greatest success stories.

Bairo Pite Clinic is an NGO established under the laws of Timor-Leste.  Bairo Pite Clinic Australia (BPCA) is an Australian not-for-profit company limited by guarantee established with the main objective of supporting and enhancing Bairo Pite Clinic’s delivery of healthcare to the Timorese people.

facing the manyA unique haven of care and compassion, the Clinic is an internationally respected centre for healthcare that continues to be dependent on the commitment and charitable donations of individuals and organisations across the globe.

The Latest from BPC

Exciting Opportunity for Registrar Level Doctor in Timor-Leste (East Timor)

For doctors interested in global and tropical health, Timor-Leste offers exciting challenges, enormous opportunities to learn and a way to make a significant contribution. We are seeking a Medical Officer to work at Bairo Pite Clinic (BPC), Dili for 6-12 months from  June, 2016. BPC is a 50-bed philanthropic clinic with a busy outpatient service (250 […]

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Meet Vilma helping in Malnutrition

We have too much good news in Malnutrition, Maia is due to deliver her baby in April, and Elisa has secured a place at University of Timor Leste to study Nutrition, so Malnutrition Team Leader, Lidia, has a slight headache. Along comes Vilma, who has been volunteering as a general clinic volunteer and interpreter. Lidia […]

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  PAVING THE YARD A Unique COLLABORATION BETWEEN ROTARY CLUB OF DILI, RMS AND THE US NMCB3 (Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 3 better known as THE SEABEES). The solution to our cleaners nightmare. Timor Leste can be hot, hot, hot, and very dry, it can also be wet, wet, wet and very muddy. Either condition […]

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Foxground Concert March 19 2016

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Motoaid Motorbike training for the BPC team

On Saturday we were supported by MOTOAID, an Australian NGO who fund raise for motorcycles in the health development setting, the 4 TB Programme Out-reach Health Care workers together with a couple of other staff from HIV and Finance, who often use their personal bikes for work errands, were joined by our colleagues from HIAM […]

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The chair (man) and his dentist

At the last Dili ‘in country’ board meeting – Chairman of the Board – Ross Taylor brought a friend along. The friend is a dentist and had been to visit BPC once before and was sorely aware of the short falls of the BPC Dental Clinic. The Dentist – (who will remain anonymous) knew that the […]

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Soldier on helping BPC

Final day for our visitors from Soldier On, the organization supporting veterans and their families. This project fundraisers through RC Geelong and with help from East Timor Roofing, they have supported the building of a new Car Port to shelter our vehicles from the punishing sun, allowing patient to board our mini bus for hospital […]

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Friends and supporters – thank you for your helping hand

The Bairo Pite Clinic continues to experience very positive traction through excellent media coverage from Ted talks to Reddit including publicity in Sports Illustrated. We are delighted to share with you that with all the challenges we tend to incur, huge strides have been made organizationally enabling a much better effort specifically in the key […]

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Volunteer Dr Robyn’s treasured time at BPC

This year I worked at Bairo Pite Clinic for 4 weeks in June-July. My usual work is as a GP in suburbia in Newcastle, light years away from my 4th year of work at BPC. My goal these days when I go to BPC is to arrive with a project that the staff want done. […]

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Dr Dan promoting his book Breakaway in IOWA

Earlier this month, Dr. Dan traveled to the U.S. to promote his recent book, “Breakaway: An Autobiography.” He attended three book signings in his home state of Iowa. News of Dr. Dan’s return to the U.S. created local buzz, with particular excitement around his first-ever book. In a recent interview, Dr. Dan said the timeline […]

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