Reaching the Last Mile: The Trachoma Investigators of Mozambique

24 Jan 2022
A map depicts the travel of the investigative team - travelling by plane from Maputo, then by car, then by boat, and finally by all terrain vehicle to reach Chinde with treatments for NTDs.

A small boat slips through narrow channels off Mozambique’s Zambezi River, carrying a special team of investigators.

They don’t have badges or uniforms — but they are certainly on a mission.

The team is part of a global effort to investigate why some geographic areas are falling behind in the fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and to design solutions to ensure every affected community can eliminate these diseases.

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