Summer 2015 Public Health Work in Chicuque, Mozambique

a trip by Joshua Littlejohn
From: May 18th 2015
Until: August 24th 2015

I was awarded funding for an international internship with Y-Center, a social innovation company that operates in Mozambique and India, for 12 weeks during the summer of 2015. The larger project that I am part of is called Connect The Dots and is an SMS text-based system for disease reporting and supply inventory designed to connect community health workers (CHWs) with the central Ministry of Health. My project will be to work with the CHWs and local resources to create new visual media for use in education campaigns. These materials should be low-cost, easily reproducible, low-tech, and locally relevant. The challenge is on. Time to put my public health and nursing skills to the test.
Trip Length: 3 ½ months
Blog Entries: 12
Photos: 346
Words: 28473

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
May 24th 2015 Week one in Moçambique Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
May 31st 2015 Mozambique - Week Two! Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
June 6th 2015 Mozambique: Week 3 Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
June 13th 2015 Week 3.5: Getting Down to Business Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
June 20th 2015 Work, Work, Beach! WORK. Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
June 27th 2015 A Slow Week: Delay, Miscommunication, and Illness. Blah. :( Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
July 4th 2015 Things and Stuff and Randomness from Mozambique. Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
July 9th 2015 The Inhamabne Cemetery, a chapa mutiny, and working with Mozambican time... Week 8 part ONE. Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
July 9th 2015 Week 8 Part TWO (of three) – It got better. Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
July 18th 2015 Escape to Tofo, An Ocean Safari, and a Wild Goose Chase. Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
July 22nd 2015 To curate or not to curate? Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
July 25th 2015 Home Stretch Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane
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