World Aids Day: The ‘blue box’ clinic bringing hope in Mozambique

World Food Programme and partners work together to offer medical support and raise awareness about HIV and AIDS

WFP works with partners to run the clinic in the community of Inchope. Photo: WFP/Rafael Campos
The clinic provides access to healthcare for groups such as long-distance truck drivers and sex workers. Photo: WFP/Rafael Campos

Focus groups

Visitors have access to primary healthcare, HIV testing, antiretroviral therapy (ART), STI screening, TB screening, condoms and COVID-19 tests. The clinic raises awareness of sexual-reproductive health and rights, addressing gender-based violence through different social- and behaviour-change communication channels.

Adelaide talking to Tonderai, a long-distance truck driver, about the services at the blue box clinic. Photo: WFP/Rafael Campos
A medic prepares to administer an HIV test at the blue box clinic. Photo: WFP/Rafael Campos
The Inchope roadside clinic, also known as the blue box. Photo: WFP/Rafael Campos

Find out more about WFP’s work in HIV/Aids

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