Mozambique 2014

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  • Spraying for Malarial Mosquitoes in Mozambique

    Health workers use a controversial insecticide to combat malaria in a door-to-door campaign in Mozambique.

  • Travel Log: Nurse, Mother, Change-Maker

    Luisa Notta has been a nurse for 10 years now. She is based in the children’s wing of Manhiça Hospital. The pediatric section has 32 beds. In the height of malaria season she can have up to 60 children and their mothers in the unit, and in low season

  • Be Jet Li

    For teenage boys about to be circumcised, they look pretty relaxed. Half-perched on a car tyre, one of them shuffles cards from a martial arts-themed deck. The faces of Jet Li, Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee flash through the air as they cards are dealt. The mobile circumcision unit, just 40

  • Getting Circumcised at 70

    Hyperlapse of Jhpiego's mobile male circumcision unit in Xinavane, across from a sugar factory in Mozambique.   A photo posted by Sarah Jones Reports (@sarahjreports) on Oct 10, 2014 at 10:16am PDT Alberto Chameala is seventy years old, and he finally has the opportunity to get circumcised. Alberto says the

  • The Logistical Nightmare of Providing Health Care in Rural Areas

    If you fall ill in rural Mozambique, your options are devastatingly limited. If you had the chance to pick a place from the bad options, however, I have a feeling you couldn’t do much better than Moamba, a village in Maputo province near the border with South Africa.

Blogs

  • Off to Mozambique

    Winter is coming and I’m flying south. Over the next two weeks I will report from Mozambique on health care issues such as childhood vaccinations with the International Reporting Project. The project takes journalists to parts of the world that are underrepresented in the
  • Signs of the Times

    Take a walk to the American Cultural Center in Maputo and you’ll find yourself on the corner of avenues Mao Tse Tung and Kim Il Sung. Many of the major streets are named for communist heroes, as Mozambique had a brief fling with Communism after independence from the
  • Pumping adventures on the way to Mozambique

    Remember the International Reporting Project (IRP) fellowship I said I had received to travel to Mozambique and report on child health and immunizations? Well, I’ve been here just under two days and have had the pleasure of meeting all the other awesome colleagues I

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