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Volunteers go door-to-door to contain dengue outbreak in Timor-Leste

By Zayne D'Crus, Australian Red Cross

When Pascoela Da Cruz’s four-year-old son suddenly developed a rash and high fever, she didn’t hesitate to take him to hospital. Pascoela completed a dengue-awareness training with the Red Cross in 2013, and the symptoms lookedRead More


Red Cross volunteers play a key role in dengue prevention in Timor Leste

Ana Bonifacio was 16-years old when she decided to join the Red Cross of Timor-Leste, also know as Cruz Vermelha de Timor-Leste (CVTL). “I wanted to be on the frontline, serving my community,” she says. “I saw what my brother was doing as a volunteer and it inspired me.”

Over the past four years, Ana has been supporting various health programmRead More


CVTL organized First Aid Training for Journalists

A two-day training for journalists was co-organized by the Communication Department of the Timor-Leste Red Cross (CVTL) and the International Committee of the Red Crossin Dare, Dili, Timor-Leste on 15-16 November 2016. Seven journalists from six media in Timor-Leste took part in the training, which was also attended by the Branch Coordinators of Timor-Leste Red Cross from 13 districts.

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