Project Title: Timor Leste Dental Training
Dr David Sheen AM first visited Timor Leste in December 1999, along with Dr Sandra Meihubers AM. They saw first hand the destruction wreaked by militia groups supported by the former Indonesian government after the people of Timor Leste had voted for independence. 90% of the infrastructure in the country was destroyed and many Timorese were murdered, badly injured and severely traumatised. Over the ensuing years, David and Sandra have secured aid, established outreach dental services and stimulated numerous volunteers from Australia. Their focus for the future lies with mentoring and supporting the education of more Timorese dental professionals. The 2018 ICD grant was awarded to assist with the dental education of a local Timorese.
Project Type: Humanitarian/Education
Project Status: 2018
Contacts: David Sheen AM, email@example.com
Country: Timor Leste
Location: Timor Leste