Limited employment opportuni6es Social & economic development • Subsistence farming, ﬁshing • Government service OR • Energy & minerals • Tourism • Tuberculosis • Malaria • HIV/AIDS • Dengue • Rheuma6c heart disease Fatal & disabling diseases
Some of the worst health staFsFcs in Asia: as many as 70% outpa6ents here may have tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS or other infec6ons Bairo Pité Clinic, Dili
Malaria Tuberculosis HIV/AIDS are all preventable Dengue may soon be preventable
Preven6on is possible but you must have the right People Priori6es Policies Preven6ve methods Cannot be done without accurate, lab‐based data.
Lab Without Walls is a catalyst for health development We develop, deploy to austere health care seSngs and demonstrate advanced clinical lab methods We do not take over or replace local service organisa6ons. We encourage local ownership and self‐suﬃciency as near as we can get to the point of care. Tuberculosis Lab, Bairo Pité Clinic, Dili. Enhanced by LWW.
Lab Without Walls wants to help the people of East Timor eradicate preventable infec6ons within a genera6on It should be possible. The popula6on is similar to the Perth Metro area To make it happen, they need the tools, the training and the technical support.
The Lab Without Walls team thank the following for their support of the 2010‐Dili‐01 feasibility project: PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA Rotary Rollback Malaria Programme Applied Biosystems Australia Agilent Technologies Fisher Biotech & Kyocera ConocoPhillips Australia Australian Air Express The Bairo Pité Clinic, Dili The Na6onal Laboratory, Dili The Health Ministry, Government of Timor Leste