Press tour to Mozambique - a global success

From 06 to 11 November a group of top-tier international journalists attended a press tour to Mozambique to visit Stop TB supported programmes in the country. The main objective of the mission was to provide the media with a first-hand account of the many successful efforts made by Stop TB partners in the country such as Health Through Walls (HtW) and the Association of Mozambican Mineworkers (AMIMO) and ADPP Mozambique.

Coverage generated from the mission:

The AFP article was picked up by 304 media publications from across the globe picked-up, the article and published such as Le Monde, France 24, and many more. Click to download complete list of publications 


Voice of America who attended the visits to the prison and went on a separate mission to Zambezia province published two reportages. This was shared with their subscribers and they kindly shared the Facebook links with us:

                                   TB Prison programme story                                                          Community led monitoring programme in Zambezia province:


Local Mozambican television station TVM also published a video reportage

Local Mozambican television station TVM also published a video reportagefrom the Zambezia mission which was aired on national television:


El Pais, the largest Spanish newspaper in the world published a news feature and a photo piece (in Spanish) in both the print edition as well as on their digital platform:

BBC World Service

In the follow-up from the press tour Dr Jacob Creswell, Team Leader, Innovation and Grants (TB REACH) did a radio interview with the BBC World Service where he talked about the importance of using artificial intelligence as part of early TB detection using ultra portable X-ray machines in Mozambique prisons, a pilot programme supported by TB REACH, currently being tested in three prisons in Maputo.

                                                                                      CLICK TO LISTEN FULL INTERVIEW



Deutsche Welle  

Dr Suvanand Sahu, Deputy Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership sat down with Deutsche Welle to discuss how artificial intelligence could benefit and transform healthcare in Africa.

Lusa - Agência de Notícias de Portugal AS

Portuguese news agency Lusa (Agência de Notícias de Portugal AS) produced two follow-up stories on the prison programme. Both news items are in Portuguese: