© UNICEF Mozambique/2012
Bringing vaccinations and health services to remote areas
Standing in a queue with hundreds of other women and children, Zaira Xavier and her four children wait expectantly to be vaccinated under the shade of a mango tree.
The battle against the main child killer
Zaida Alvero tenderly strokes the forehead of her frail five-month-old baby, Julieta, who lays almost lifeless on a hospital bed in intensive care, with a tube inserted in her nose to help her breath.
Ecological latrine improves family health and food production
Fourteen-year-old Nenicha Viega gives a shy laugh when the community activist explains that they can use the family excrement to fertilize the family’s cassava plot.