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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BPC has another publication in the scientific literature!

Our TB team has been working closely with the Ministry of Health’s National TB Program not only to find and treat patients who are unwell with TB, but also to prevent TB in small children who have been in close contact with people with infectious TB. These children are at high risk of developing TB […]

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Volunteer Aussie Doctor’s wonderful Timor experience

My decision to go to Timor Leste came during August 2014 after I viewed a Foreign Correspondent program titled “The Clinic”. In fact, I watched it twice more such was my incomprehension that people could be suffering so much in out country’s immediate neighbourhood. Within a day or two my wife and I had made […]

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A day in the life of our Mobile Clinic

By Lorenco – BPC Mobile Clinic Coordinator Eight o’clock AM, the mobile clinic team arrives at the Bairo Pite Clinic. The team consists of a driver, nurse and occasionally a foreign volunteer doctor or medical student, Mobile Clinic Coordinator, and a health worker who gives prescription medicine to patients. We load the four wheel drive […]

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