The initiative included 5 provinces that together are home to more than 13 million people, or about 45% of Mozambique’s population. Niassa province is approximately 1,525 km (950 mi) from the capital city of Maputo.
Many people with epilepsy are burned during a seizure; this man has multiple burns, some of which restrict his mobility. His seizures left him unable to speak or attend school. After diagnosis and treatment, he is now seizure free and speaking again.