Why you should join HAI’s Viva! Circle

During HAI’s 2020 mid-year campaign, which runs the entire month of July, we are asking friends of HAI to join our Viva! Circle, a group of donors who commit to our shared values by way of a monthly gift to HAI. Importantly, there is no minimum monthly contribution to...

HAI Timor-Leste: Stepping up for the health of the planet

In many low income countries tap water isn’t clean and has the potential to cause illness and disease.  This is true in Timor-Leste, where water must either be boiled before drinking or, as is frequently the case, bottled water is purchased for consumption. ...
Liga Inan is launched in Lautem Municipality

Liga Inan is launched in Lautem Municipality

  On Thursday 28 June, Lautem Municipality became the eleventh municipality in Timor-Leste to launch the “Liga Inan” or “Connecting Mothers” mobile health program. Pregnant women in Lautem can now join the 33,000 other women in Timor-Leste who have participated...
Press Release – Timor-Leste

Press Release – Timor-Leste

The City of Moonee Valley donates mobile phones to Liquica Municipality for use in the Liga Inan, mHealth program. Liquica, Timor-Leste, July 13 2017 On 13 July 2017, Health Alliance International had the honour of handing over a donation of 33 mobile phones on behalf...
HAI Invited to Present at Global Conference

HAI Invited to Present at Global Conference

By Susan Thompson, Director of Timor-Leste Programs May 22-23 delegates from around the world attended the Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda: A Roadmap for SDGs in Fragile and Conflict-affected States held in Dili, Timor-Leste.  H.E. Dr. Rui Maria de Araujo, Prime...
Ama Ferik:  HAI Midwife Helps Local Women Establish Home Industry

Ama Ferik: HAI Midwife Helps Local Women Establish Home Industry

By Susan Thompson, Director of Timor-Leste Programs When HAI Timor-Leste midwife, Rara Dethan, attended the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in May 2016, she was supported by a Women Deliver Young Leader Scholarship. The focus of the conference was the...
HAI Timor Staff March in Take Back the Street

HAI Timor Staff March in Take Back the Street

By Sarah Meyanathan, HAI staff HAI staff participated in the ‘Take Back the Street’ walk in Dili, Timor-Leste on August 25, 2016. Organized by UN Women and several other partners, the walk was aimed at raising public awareness of sexual and street harassment and...
Balancing breastfeeding and work

Balancing breastfeeding and work

Welcome to the final day of our celebration of World Breastfeeding Week! Earlier this week, we discussed the health benefits to mother and infant of breastfeeding, the needs of HIV positive mothers who are breastfeeding, and HAI’s work around maternal and infant...