Day of Action 2017

In Maputo, a wide spectrum of organisations took park in the 2017 Day of Action. UNIDOS, and supported by the Ministry of Health, local psychiatric services, Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF), and community leaders, coordinated activities around HIV and SDP’s core campaign messages. A march with over 150 participants walked through Mafalala township with SDP banners, followed by a public lecture series from health professionals, discussing HIV and the sensitive mental health issues that surround drug use. A Support Don’t Punish football match was then played, which raised interest from the local community and then MSF offered HIV and hepatitis testing for which there was high demand from community members.

Read the full report in English here