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Closing ceremony of Health survey and demography of Timor-Leste 2016 (DHS 2016)

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Closing ceremony of Health survey and demography of Timor-Leste 2016 (DHS 2016)
Dili 22 December 2016, General Directorate of Statistics held a Closing ceremony of Demography Health Survey of Timor-Leste 2016 (DHS 2016). The ceremony participation by Vice-minister of Finance, Mr. Helder Lopes, representative of UNFPA, Mr. John-Pile, representative of Ministry of Health, representative of UNICEF, USAID, WHO, and General Director of Statistics, Mr. Elias dos Santos, and all director and chief Department of Ministry of Finance and casual staff for survey DHS 2016.

The duration of this activity has been running three months ago, at the start of the 16 September 2016 to 23 December 2016. This activity is divided into 20 teams, Totally 123 persons, each team 7 persons: 1 supervisor, 4 interviews , and 1 driver. The survey totaled 455 clusters, an average of 22 clusters per a team. (1 cluster = 26 household).

In this ceremony, excellent, Minister of Finance, Mr. Helder Lopes, said “very appreciation with this job and thanks to the development partners such as the UNFPA, USAID, WHO, UNICEF and Macro International.
During the Timor-Leste referendum, already experienced in doing third of Health Survey and demography of Timor-Leste. The first survey in 2004, the second in 2010, and the third in 2016, these become one size for the work of professionals’ health for 5 years.

Not only for retrieving the data, but to see the existing work, resource, had we invested to community to follow the existing Meta. With this data will show clearly the progress and shortcoming in the existing health sector over the past five years ago.

So the data can be considered better still, seen back in the planning. It strengthens our shortcomings and also can look back on the objective development of health, and can recruit the indicators connect with the sustainable development goals (SDG).
Development is at the heart of the progress of health, statistics such as blood that give strength and life for the heart.

SUMMARY OF SURVEY PROGRESS
Total
Descriptions Sample Survey Close Completed Edit
EA HH’s EA HH’s EA HH’S EA
455 11,830 455 11,827 455 11,501 -
Percent
Survey 100 Close 100 Completed 97.2 Edit -