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Posted on: 21 May 2012
With support from the Global Fund, outreach 'volunteers' in favelas near Rio de Janeiro visit members of their communities who show signs of having TB, and help them get treatment. Education and efforts to counter stigma against TB and HIV are also an important part of their work. As Luciano Angelo, Administrator of the program says "..They know but they dont talk about it. If they dont talk, they dont get treatment, and if they dont get treatment the disease will kill them."
Using Drama for a Drama-Free Pregnancy
At Chirundu Mission Hospital in Zambia, a drama performance vividly illustrates the dangers of malaria to mother and child. This antenatal education program also stresses the importance of sleeping under a mosquito net to prevent infection.
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