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Organization Contact Information

Name: Bairo Pite Clinic
Street 1: Rua dos Martires da Patria
Street 2:
City: Dili
Post Code:
Country: Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Phone: 67077006136
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Joshua
Last Name: Francis
Title: TB Program Lead
Phone: 61423528381

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Clare
Last Name: Nourse
Title: Chair Medical Advisory Committee

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
1.Through establishing BPC, training Timor-Leste health workers, reaching out into the community, working with the Ministry of Health and with other health care NGOs we will move persistently towards our vision of improved health care for all the people of Timor-Leste.

2. Timor-Leste has a very high burden of TB disease and as such it dominates much of the work done by Bairo Pite Clinic. We are dedicated to the crucial work of stopping TB in Timor-Leste.

3. We facilitate diagnosis and treatment of approximately 1000 TB cases per year. We are also carrying out household contact screening for infectious cases and providing isoniazid preventive therapy for at risk children. We contribute to strategic planning for the National TB Program and participate regularly in Technical Working Group meetings.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Information on developments within the TB world
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Bairo Pite Clinic partners closely with the National Tuberculosis Program of Timor-Leste in the delivery of TB prevention and management. Bairo Pite Clinic diagnoses and manages approximately one quarter of all TB notifications in Timor-Leste annually.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Australia
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Use of healthcare workers for home based delivery of DOTS.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Use of gene xpert for diagnosis of rifampicin-resistant TB.

Improved coordination of TB and HIV services in Timor-Leste within the single largest provider of services to both patient groups in the country.

Laboratory Strengthening:
Collaboration and coordination with two other gene xpert sites in the country.

New Diagnostics:
Collaboration and coordination with two other gene xpert sites in the country.

Ongoing prospective evaluation of TB program.


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Application date: June 14, 2015
Last updated: July 22, 2015