Three years ago I was doing a needs assessment on health reporting among Mozambican media.
The director of a newspaper in Beira, Mozambique’s second largest city, told me that he wanted health stories on all topics except HIV.
“We’ve done enough, our readers don’t want anymore, and besides, AIDS is not a problem anymore. [...]
It was sometimes lonely to be the only doctor in a remote province during Mozambique’s 17-years-long civil war. But mostly Father Aldo Marchesini was too busy.
With a community radio reporter and a team of doctors, Knight Health Fellow Mercedes Sayagues visits five rural clinics in the remote Mueda district, Cabo Delgado province, Mozambique.
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