Study of the Impact of HIV / AIDS in Mozambique’s Customs Zones – Border Posts with South Africa
Client – HDA (Health Development Africa)
Location – Mozambique
Year – 2002 – 2003
Time – 6 months
Verde Azul developed demographic projections and cost estimates of the impacts of HIV on customs officials and at different border posts between Mozambique and South Africa.
Verde Azul proposed responses and estimated costs for each response, according to the activities included the preparation and implementation of a Seminar to determine the viable responses to the challenges of HIV / AIDS.
The project resulted in the adoption of strategies and action plans by each of the customs offices.
The results were subsequently assessed by a separate and independent group, where it was found that “substantial assistance was possible to colleagues suffering from HIV / AIDS through the participation and active involvement of customs officials”.