04 October 2017 | Story

Leveraging innovation to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria in Mozambique — a photo story

A doctor measures a young girl's head at a clinic in Maputo, Mozambique (Image: Unitaid)

Children with tuberculosis at Maputo Central Hospital will soon be able to receive the child-friendly TB treatment developed by the TB Alliance and its partners with funding from Unitaid. The new formulation is soluble, fruit-flavoured, and affordable. Before Unitaid’s investment, children around the world did not have access to appropriate TB medicine. As a result, caregivers often had to cut or crush tablets intended for adults. Imprecise dosing frequently led to continued illness.

A high-level Unitaid delegation visited Mozambique in September 2017 to see first-hand how the innovations it is funding in HIV testing, TB treatment and malaria prevention are making a difference in the lives of adults and children on the ground.

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