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Our program to fund health clinic equipment and supplies is crucial for improving health outcomes for the Timorese people.
In the remote villages and rural farming areas of Timor-Leste, families are often living in extremely poor conditions, leading to a long list of health problems. And in many cases, the nearest healthcare facility is simply too far away for people to travel safely. It means painful ailments go untreated, serious conditions are detected too late, children are undernourished and not immunised, and women give birth without professional help. Our local partner Jesuit Social Service operates Centro de Saúde Daniel Ornelas (CSDO), a health clinic in Kasait, Timor-Leste. The clinic based in the Ulmera District is located opposite the Jesuit-run secondary school Loyola College and teacher training college institute. The clinic provides critical healthcare to adults and children connected to these two education institutions, as well as to people in the broader community.  Thanks to supporters like you, Jesuit Mission can fund the supply of vital clinical laboratory equipment to provide this community with health testing services. These tests help tremendously to prevent, detect, and cure most of the prevalent diseases that are common in the remote villages—such as tuberculosis, dengue fever, and malaria—before it’s too late.  This project seeks to serve those people who are most in need of support, especially women and children in remote areas who are vulnerable to suffering from infectious diseases without any access to medical help.  Generous supporters like you can make sure no one gets left behind. You’re helping people in the hardest-to-reach places of Timor-Leste to receive lifesaving healthcare. Thank you! 
The residents in Ulmera are mostly living with very poor conditions. Hence, they are struggling to meet the basic necessities, such as healthcare. That is why the presence of CSDO is so important to help those who need it the most.
Fr Joaquim Sarmento SJ, Regional Superior of the Timor-Leste Region.  Your support can bring lifesaving healthcare closer to those who are cut off from society and living on the margins. Access to vital medical testing means remote communities can gain control of infectious diseases to relieve suffering and prevent deaths.