East Timor

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Religion in East Timor

The majority of the population of East Timor is Catholic, and the Catholic Church is the dominant religious institution.There are also small Protestant and Muslim communities.

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East Timor - Education

Over 90% of all school buildings were severely damaged or destroyed by the Indonesian military and in the exodus of Indonesians out of East Timor, the nation lost 20% of its primary school teachers and 80% of secondary teachers, most of whom are not expected to return.

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East Timor health care and vaccinations

Medical services in East Timor are extemely limited. There are currently no optical or dental services. It is essential to take out comprehensive medical and travel insurance which includes emergency repatriation cover.