Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is a country in Australasia with a population of 1 million people and a life expectancy at birth of 63 years (males) and 65 years (females). Timor-Leste is one of the youngest countries (with South Sudan) supported by the UHC Partnership as it became independent only in 2002. A National Health Sector Coordination Committee serves as a forum for the Ministry of Health, development partners and other stakeholders to discuss health policies and challenges in the health sector and to oversee the implementation of projects and programmes guided by the National Health Sector Strategic Plan 2011-2030. A flagship programme is ‘Saúde na Familia’, a family-based, multi-expert team domiciliary visit programme to increase access to health care in the most remote areas of the country. You can access important country documents by clicking here.

Key Health Indicators Country Fact Sheet

Reports on Road Map Activities

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  • Finalized / In completion
  • On Track
  • Postponed
  • Cancelled
  • Capacity Building

  • Strengthen MoH for inter-sectoral activities
  • G%
  • Developing regulations of private sector and PPP
  • G%
  • Strengthening health sector coordination
  • G%
  • Supporting the development of Code of Conduct
  • G%
  • Support MoH capacity to develop M&E
  • G%
  • Capacity Building

  • Developing annual operational plan, costing and budgeting
  • G%
  • Capacity Building

  • Situation analysis and financing strategies for universal coverage
  • G%
  • National Health Accounts
  • G%
  • Capacity Building

  • Developing code of medical ethics training courses
  • G%
  • Capacity Building

  • Media coverage and regular updates
  • G%
  • Capacity Building

  • Establishing drug regulatory committees
  • G%

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  • Finalized / In completion
  • On Track
  • Postponed
  • Cancelled
  • ER1 : Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity
  • Support development of consolidated Health Sector Annual Operational Planning, Costing and Budgeting
  • 100%
  • Strengthen National Health Sector Coordination to ensure role clarity and coordination among development partners and relevant government counterparts
  • 80%
  • Strengthen capacity of MoH to engage in intersectoral collaboration for health with focus on Malnutrition and Maternal Mortality and achievement of Health SDG Goal
  • 80%
  • Support MoH in implementing the Primary Health Care and Domiciliary Visit programme
  • 80%
  • Support MoH in establishing a Drug Regulatory Authority and developing antibiotic guidelines; Promoting and monitoring rational use of drugs
  • 100%
  • Support MoH in revising and defining National Medicines Policy; National Pharmaceutical Sector Strategic Plan 2017 -2021
  • 70%
  • Support producing of Medium term health workforce development plan
  • 30%
  • Support development of Health Workforce Registry
  • 20%
  • Support capacity building of faculty of Institute of Health Sciences (INS) for curriculum development and in-service training for both clinical services and leadership and management skills
  • 70%
  • ER2 : Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews
  • Support MoH to develop the HMIS Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and strengthen capacity
  • 70%
  • Support implementation of DHIS2, web-based, health information management system. Develop and update programme registers
  • 70%
  • Support to conduct Joint Annual Health Sector Reviews with focus on progress made towards achieving SDG goals
  • 100%
  • ER3 : Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable
  • Support to develop National Health Financing Policy (including definition of Financing Policy Options) and to define National Health Financing Strategy
  • 50%
  • Support establishment of National Health Accounts
  • 30%
  • Support costing of various MoH Strategies and Action Plans
  • 80%
  • ER6 : At country level, alignment and harmonization of health aid according to national health plans is consolidated and accelerated
  • Support in the organization and implementation of a National Health conference for dissemination and promoting alignment on SDG’s health related information.
  • 100%

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  • Finalized / In completion
  • On Track
  • Postponed
  • Cancelled
  • ER1 : Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity
  • Support the assessment of the first phase of implementation of the National Health Sector Strategic Plan (NHSSP) 2011-2030 and the recommendations for its second phase
  • 100%
  • Support development of consolidated health sector annual operational planning, costing and budgeting
  • 80%
  • Support adequate processes and quality in the development or updating of NHPSP and that new policies lead to UHC
  • 100%
  • Strengthen capacity of Ministry of Health (MoH) to engage in intersectoral collaboration for health with focus on Malnutrition and Maternal Mortality and achievement of health related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • 100%
  • Support MoH in implementing the Primary Health Care and Domiciliary Visit programme
  • 100%
  • Support MoH in establishing and reinforcing a drug regulatory authority
  • 100%
  • Support MoH in promoting and monitoring rational use of drugs
  • 100%
  • Support MoH in developing, disseminating and operationalising the National Medicines Policy, the National Pharmaceutical Sector Strategic Plan 2017 -2021 and the Pharmaceutical Law
  • 70%
  • Support MoH in producing an updated Health Workforce Plan
  • 100%
  • Support development of Health Workforce Registry
  • 60%
  • Support development of professional councils and health professional registration processes
  • 50%
  • Support capacity building of the Institute of Health Sciences (IHS) for in-service training for both clinical services and leadership and management skills
  • 100%
  • ER2 : Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews
  • ER 2. Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews
  • 100%
  • Support to conduct Joint Annual Health Sector Reviews with focus on progress made towards achieving SDGs
  • 100%
  • ER3 : Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable
  • Support to develop national health financing policy (including definition of Financing Policy Options) and to define national health financing strategy
  • 100%
  • Support establishment of National Health Accounts
  • 100%
  • Support the on-going decentralization process, improving capacities at municipality and central level for a smooth de-concentration transition
  • 70%
  • ER6 : At country level, alignment and harmonization of health aid according to national health plans is consolidated and accelerated
  • Strengthen National Health Sector Coordination to ensure role clarity and coordination among development partners and relevant government counterparts
  • 100%
  • Support in the organization and implementation of a National Health Conference for dissemination of health topics and promote health research
  • 100%
  • Use media and website to raise visibility of EU-WHO collaboration: printing and distribution of booklets
  • 100%