Friday, October 16, 2009

East Timor, Post Independence

East Timor joins the UN on 27 Sept. 2002.
Doctors of Tomorrow
In 2003, Cuba agreed to provide scholarships for East Timorese to attend medical school in Cuba. Cuban health workers would also travel to Timor-Leste to help build the newly independent nation's medical system. The doctors of tomorrow, filmed in both Timor-Leste and Cuba, examines this health cooperatio programme. This excitin documentary includes interviews with some of the 850 East-Timorese students studying medicine in Cuba, as well as some of their parents and teachers , From 2010 onwards these students will begin to take control of Timor-Lest's health system.

Looking for the benifits of IndependenceSpeaks to itself